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Table 2 Domestic participation of young adults living at parental home in France and Italy by gender

From: The time benefits of young adult home stayers in France and Italy: a new perspective on the transition to adulthood?

  Men Women
Italy France Sign. Italy France Sign.
All
 Domestic time (min per day) 34.6 (69.7) 54.0 (87.3) *** 102.2 (107.9) 99.4 (107.1) ns
 Share of household domestic time (%) 5.4 (10.4) 10.3 (16.8) *** 16.5 (16.7) 17.6 (19.1) ns
 % of participants a 42.5 (49.4) 54.1 (49.9) *** 79.5 (40.4) 78.6 (41.1) ns
 N 2985 629   2566 532  
Participants
 Domestic time (min per day) 81.5 (50.0) 99.9 (97.6) *** 128.6 (106.1) 126.6 (105.7) ns
 Share of household domestic time (%) 12.8 (9.3) 18.9 (18.8) *** 20.7 (16.2) 22.3 (18.9) *
 N 1268 340   2039 418  
  1. Source: own calculations based on time-use surveys (Italy 2002–2003, France 1998–1999)
  2. Standard errors in parentheses
  3. ns no significance
  4. Significance refers to the difference in the indicators between the two countries: *10%; **5%; ***1%
  5. aParticipants devote at least 10 min a day to domestic tasks