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Table 1 Descriptive statistics by gender

From: Social origins, geographical mobility and occupational attainment in contemporary Italy

  Individuals
Male Female Total
% (N) % (N) % (N)
Stayers (never moved) 65.9 (2367) 60.6 (2388) 63.2 (4755)
Mobile (at least one episode of GM) 34.1 (1223) 39.4 (1550) 36.8 (2773)
Type of episodes (administrative boundaries)
 Between municipalities (of the same regions) 58.8 (1375) 66.6 (1611) 62.8 (2986)
 Between regions (of the same macro-regions) 10.7 (251) 7.3 (177) 9.0 (428)
 Between macro regions 30.5 (713) 26.1 (631) 28.2 (1344)
Type of episodes (rural-urban)
  Male Female Total
 Episodes from rural to urban 23.0 (539) 22.4 (541) 22.7 (1080)
 Episodes from rural to rural 36.0 (842) 43.6 (1054) 39.8 (1896)
 Episodes from urban to urban 18.6 (436) 14.5 (350) 16.5 (786)
 Episodes from urban to rural 22.3 (522) 19.6 (474) 20.9 (996)
 Total 100.0 (2339) 100.0 (2419) 100.0 (4758)
Type of episodes (distance, number of episodes, age at first episode)
  Male Female Total
Mean se Mean se Mean se
 Average distance of GM (in km) 223.9 6.11 166.0 5.41 194.5 4.09
 Average number of GM episodes 1.9 2.41 1.5 0.02 1.71 0.02
 Average age at first episode 25.2 2.41 24.02 1.83 24.5 1.48
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