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Table 5 Regression model. Results of the ordinal logit model and Lasso (with effects of region of destination and province of residence–summarised in the “Conclusions” section)

From: Moving from North to North: how are the students’ university flows?

  Stayer vs half mover (S vs HM) Half mover vs mover (HM vs M)
Variables Estimate S.E. p-value Lasso Estimate S.E. p-value Lasso
Intercept −3.574 0.091 0.000 −2.460 −3.224 0.341 0.000 −2.861
Gender (female)         
 Male −0.064 0.019 0.001 −0.033 0.084 0.053 0.117 0.000
Age at enrolment (20 or more)         
 Less than 20 −0.068 0.020 0.001 −0.046 −0.144 0.059 0.014 0.000
HS (Other “Liceo”)         
 Classical Liceo 0.390 0.034 0.000 0.370 0.148 0.087 0.088 0.068
 Scientific Liceo 0.014 0.026 0.586 0.000 0.044 0.072 0.539 0.000
 Technical −0.349 0.026 0.000 −0.338 −0.097 0.080 0.223 0.000
 Vocational −0.413 0.036 0.000 −0.387 −0.169 0.112 0.133 0.000
High school grade (less than 90)         
 90 to 99 0.125 0.025 0.000 0.103 0.162 0.070 0.021 0.000
 100 0.298 0.033 0.000 0.280 0.286 0.086 0.001 0.097
School ownership (public)         
 Private 0.117 0.032 0.000 0.094 0.213 0.085 0.012 0.032
University ownership (private)         
 Public −0.468 0.032 0.000 −0.476 −0.033 0.085 0.693 −0.053
Field of study (health)         
 Science 0.904 0.044 0.000 0.687 0.403 0.166 0.015 0.000
 Social 0.801 0.045 0.000 0.584 0.413 0.167 0.013 0.000
 Humanistic 0.933 0.046 0.000 0.721 0.488 0.169 0.004 0.000
Region of destination (Emilia-Romagna)         
 Friuli Venezia Giulia −0.758 0.057 0.000 −0.376 −3.339 0.128 0.000 −2.855
 Liguria −3.437 0.076 0.000 −2.677 −1.617 0.139 0.000 −1.635
 Lombardy −1.799 0.038 0.000 −1.235 0.798 0.088 0.000 0.432
 Piedmont+VDA −3.499 0.057 0.000 −2.648 0.592 0.122 0.000 0.094
 Trentino Alto Adige −1.810 0.057 0.000 −1.358 −1.971 0.127 0.000 −1.794
 Veneto −2.447 0.039 0.000 −2.019 −1.438 0.109 0.000 −1.032
Cohort (2008)         
 2017 0.400 0.017 0.000 0.385 0.062 0.051 0.219 0.000