Skip to main content

Table 3 Participation in domestic activities in minutes per day

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

  Only country variable + age + education + employment status + sibling size and composition + mother’s characteristics + home and domestic help
Men
 Italy (ref=France) −45.754*** −53.310*** −52.004*** −50.280*** −48.854*** −43.570*** −37.918***
 se (6.588) (6.761) (6.892) (6.909) (7.152) (7.523) (7.705)
 Marginal effect −21.29 −25.22 −24.51 −23.58 −22.84 −20.1 −17.27
Women
 Italy (ref=France) −2.254 −11.696* −9.741 −17.556*** −16.608** −14.282** −15.185**
 se (6.481) (6.609) (6.765) (6.523) (6.723) (7.033) (7.317)
 Marginal effect −1.69 −8.9 −7.41 −13.65 −12.91 −11.09 −12.64
  1. French (1999) and Italian (2003) time-use surveys, pooled data
  2. Controlled always for interview day: + age, age squared, + education level, + activity status, + number of children under 18, number of young adults, sex composition of the young adults siblings, + mother’s employment status, mother’s level of education, + number of rooms, presence of a garden, access to domestic services, town size.
  3. Standard errors in parentheses, *significant at 10%, **significant at 5%; ***significant at 1%
  4. Tobit model comparing Italy with respect to France, with stepwise introduction of control variables