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Table 5 Participation in domestic activities in minutes per day, by family situation for young people aged 18–35 (coefficients and marginal effects from a Tobit model)

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 Italy France
  Coeff. Marg. effect Coeff. Marg. effect Coeff. Marg. effect Coeff. Marg. effect
Single 74.21*** 47.36 76.11*** 57.78 61.12*** 58.56 55.25*** 52.73
(8.25) (5.96) (14.76) (11.93) (10.07) (9.79) (15.29) (14.77)
Childless couple 98.10*** 64.86 78.73*** 59.92 125.49*** 121.31 93.84*** 90.04
(7.70) (5.86) (14.24) (11.56) (7.39) (7.26) (13.63) (13.25)
Couple with child(ren) 156.65*** 104.64 137.92*** 102.53 297.02*** 280.40 238.02*** 222.01
(6.50) (4.94) (13.17) (10.17) (6.18) (5.73) (12.75) (11.58)
Observations 4861 1896 5241 2028
  1. Standard errors in parentheses, *significant at 10%, **significant at 5%, ***significant at 1%
  2. Control covariates: age, age2, education, work status, number of rooms, garden, paid domestic help, town size, Saturday, Sunday
  3. Reference: adult children in parental home