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Table 1 Matching variables by ethnicity and gender

From: Differences in the labor market entry of second-generation immigrants and ethnic Danes

  Females Males
  Ethnic Danes 2nd-generation Ethnic Danes 2nd-generation
  All West Non-West West Non-West All West Non-West West Non-West
Age 21.27 21.00 19.54 20.94 19.51 20.72 20.52 19.39 20.69 19.34
Test     0.25 0.40     -0.85 0.78
FATHER:           
High School 0.41 0.24 0.20 0.23 0.21 0.42 0.29 0.20 0.28 0.20
Test     0.28 -0.69     0.45 -0.09
Short-range 0.05 0.04 0.03 0.05 0.03 0.05 0.05 0.02 0.05 0.03
Test     -0.14 -0.31     0.40 -0.83
Middle-range 0.10 0.11 0.03 0.10 0.04 0.11 0.10 0.04 0.12 0.04
Test     0.19 -1.48     -0.94 -1.80
Long-range 0.06 0.12 0.02 0.13 0.02 0.06 0.08 0.02 0.08 0.03
Test     -0.55 -0.20     -0.32 -1.69
Employed 0.87 0.83 0.59 0.82 0.58 0.88 0.78 0.59 0.78 0.59
Test     0.40 0.75     0.14 0.03
MOTHER:           
High School 0.33 0.31 0.13 0.31 0.13 0.34 0.31 0.12 0.30 0.12
Test     0.06 -0.09     0.38 -0.19
Short-range 0.04 0.04 0.02 0.07 0.02 0.04 0.06 0.02 0.07 0.02
Test     -1.57 0.10     -0.58 -1.27
Middle-range 0.18 0.18 0.03 0.18 0.03 0.18 0.17 0.04 0.17 0.04
Test     -0.23 -0.62     0.08 -0.46
Long-range 0.03 0.06 0.01 0.07 0.01 0.03 0.04 0.01 0.07 0.01
Test     -0.99 -1.09     -2.36 -0.98
Employed 0.81 0.73 0.43 0.75 0.43 0.82 0.71 0.44 0.71 0.44
Test     -0.55 -0.20     -0.06 0.18
Year dum. - Yes Yes Yes Yes - Yes Yes Yes Yes
  1. Note: The 3 groups for ethnic Danish females are All: all Ethnic Danes, West: Ethnic Danish twins matched to the second-generation Western females, Non-West: Ethnic Danish twins matched to the second-generation non-Western females. The 2 groups for 2nd-generation immigrants are West: second-generation immigrants with parents born in Western countries and Non-West: second-generation immigrants with parents born in non-Western countries. Test: test for equality of coefficient for ethnic Danish twins and their 2nd-generation comparable group. Source: Sample of young individuals, 1996-2003 (Statistics Denmark data).