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Table 6 Regressions for educational outcomes based on pooled country-level data

From: Gender gaps in the path to adulthood for young females and males in six African countries from the 1990s to the 2010s

Coefficient Burkina Faso Ethiopia Ghana Kenya Tanzania Uganda
If individuals have some secondary education
 Male 0.078*** 0.042*** 0.033 0.114*** 0.007 0.100***
[0.016] [0.012] [0.026] [0.042] [0.017] [0.021]
 Later year 0.222*** − 0.012** 0.609*** 0.280*** 0.262*** 0.283***
[0.015] [0.006] [0.015] [0.013] [0.011] [0.021]
 Male × later year − 0.007 − 0.013 − 0.006 − 0.142*** 0.058** − 0.124***
[0.019] [0.014] [0.030] [0.043] [0.023] [0.028]
N 8348 13,459 4412 12,928 6150 5534
r2 0.178 0.272 0.416 0.174 0.241 0.148
 Female baseline value 0.093 0.124 0.114 0.231 0.061 0.160
Literacy status
 Male 0.075*** 0.152*** 0.041 0.086*** 0.082*** 0.153***
[0.018] [0.018] [0.029] [0.031] [0.019] [0.024]
 Later year 0.268*** 0.199*** 0.394*** 0.107*** 0.094*** 0.237***
[0.016] [0.009] [0.017] [0.010] [0.012] [0.024]
 Male × later year 0.016 − 0.044** 0.034 − 0.100*** − 0.080*** − 0.208***
[0.021] [0.021] [0.033] [0.032] [0.026] [0.032]
N 8266 13,005 4407 12,878 6128 5496
r2 0.195 0.223 0.265 0.053 0.102 0.132
 Female baseline value 0.122 0.264 0.232 0.778 0.680 0.388
  1. Sample: respondents aged 15–20 years in the DHS survey. The dependent variable takes the value 1 if the respondent at least started secondary education or passes the literacy test and zero if not. Controls include year-specific age dummies, regional dummies interacted with urban/rural, household size and number of household members less than 5 years. *** and ** reflect conventional significance at 1 and 5% levels