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Table 1 Descriptive statistics for micro-level control variables

From: Source country characteristics and immigrants’ optimal migration duration decision

A) Person level characteristics      
  No. obs. Mean St. Dev. Min Max
Age at arrival 827 28.48 6.82 18 49
Years of residence at 1984 827 15.66 5.42 1 32
Years of residence until last survey 827 23.74 8.31 1 48
B) Person-year level characteristics      
  No. obs. Mean St. Dev. Min Max
Age 7154 49.82 9.41 20 80
Duration of residence (years) 7154 21.85 7.05 1 48
High school graduate 7154 0.17 0.37 0 1
College graduate 7154 0.04 0.19 0 1
1974–83 Cohort 7154 0.11 0.31 0 1
Greek 7154 0.20 0.40 0 1
Italian 7154 0.26 0.44 0 1
Spanish 7154 0.14 0.35 0 1
Married 7154 0.88 0.33 0 1