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Table 10 Estimates of determinants of the locus of control, robustness checks

From: Employment chances of immigrants and their children in Germany: does sense of personal control matter?

γ Full age range (17–64) 10 items
Age 0.02** 0.08**
  (0.02,0.02) (0.067,0.09)
Gender 0.02 −0.02
  (−0.04,0.08) (−0.17,0.13)
Religion important −0.07 −0.19**
  (−0.13,0.00) (−0.37,−0.02)
Low education in 1999 −0.02 0.05
  (−0.10,0.07) (−0.12,0.23)
High education in 1999 0.23** 0.01
  (0.15,0.30) (−0.23,0.25)
Father highly educated 0.10 −0.13
  (−0.01,0.21) (−0.38,0.11)
Mother highly educated 0.34** 0.30
  (0.18,0.50) (−0.01,0.60)
In education in 1999 0.34** 0.35**
  (0.20,0.47) (0.15,0.56)
Turkish immigrant 0.14 −0.00
  (−0.18,0.45) (−1.99,0.30)
Central European immigrant 0.18 0.01
  (−0.15,0.50) (−0.71,0.75)
EU 15 immigrant 0.57** −0.36
  (0.19,0.91) (−1.35,0.61)
Turkish second generation −0.26 −0.57**
  (−0.51,0.01) (−0.98,−0.16)
Central European second generation 0.29 0.24
  (−0.08,0.64) (−0.27,0.76)
EU15 second generation 0.16 −0.11
  (−0.12,0.45) (−0.58,0.38)
German second generation −0.04 −0.05
  (−0.19,0.11) (−0.39,0.31)
Immigrant foreign language spoken at home −0.77** −0.53
  (−1.02,−0.50) (−1.25,0.20)
Sedond generation foreign language spoken at home −0.17 −0.06
  (−0.66,0.31) (−0.89,0.75)
Time stayed in Germany −0.02** 0.03
  (−0.03,−0.01) (−0.02,0.07)
  1. Note: 95 % Bayesian confidence intervals in brackets. These intervals contain 95 % of the posterior probability. If this interval contains 0, the effect measured by the parameter estimate is insignificant
  2. **Significance at this confidence level