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Table 6 Results of ordered logistic regression for the determinants of the decision of postponing or abandoning the plan of going to live on their own.

From: On the changes of the intention to leave the parental home during the COVID-19 pandemic: a comparison among five European countries

  Model 7 Model 8 Model 9 Model 10 Model 11
Explanatory variables Coeff. Coeff. Coeff. Coeff. Coeff.
Gender (ref. male)
 Female 0.183** 0.149 0.109 0.107 0.109
Age (ref. 25–29)
 18–24 − 0.084 − 0.066 − 0.077 − 0.039 − 0.036
 30–34 − 0.007 − 0.003 0.009 0.001 − 0.001
Education (ref. tertiary)
 Upper secondary 0.211** 0.214** 0.232** 0.203** 0.204**
 < Upper secondary − 0.039 − 0.014 0.016 0.003 0.003
Occupational status (ref. self-employed)
 Neither student nor employed (NEET) 0.190 0.166 0.056 0.329 0.329
 Student 0.073 0.071 0.009 0.544** 0.539**
 Permanent employee 0.081 0.105 0.073 0.324 0.331
 Temporary worker 0.280* 0.269 0.219 0.572** 0.569**
Country of residence (ref: Italy)
 UK − 0.202 − 0.203   0.601 0.653
 Germany − 0.708*** − 0.656***   − 0.040 0.018
 France − 0.920*** − 0.883***   0.433 0.462
 Spain − 0.115 − 0.107   0.426 0.423
Perceived future job/income conditions (ref: positive or neutral for me and my family)
 Negative for my family but not for me   − 0.086   0.104 0.105
 Negative for me only   0.257*   0.496* 0.496*
 Negative for me and my family   0.282**   0.649*** 0.649***
Perceived future job/income conditions × country
 Negative for my family but not for me × UK     − 0.361 − 0.368
 Negative for my family but not for me × Germany     − 0.207 − 0.212
 Negative for my family but not for me × France     − 0.468 − 0.475
 Negative for my family but not for me × Spain     − 0.203 − 0.211
 Negative for me only × UK     0.696 0.696
 Negative for me only × Germany     − 1.386*** − 1.384***
 Negative for me only × France     − 0.345 − 0.342
 Negative for me only × Spain     − 0.161 − 0.154
 Negative for me and my family × UK     0.007 0.005
 Negative for me and my family × Germany     − 0.679* − 0.680*
 Negative for me and my family × France     − 0.882*** − 0.883***
 Negative for me and my family × Spain     − 0.632** − 0.631**
Occupation × country
 NEET × UK     − 0.571 − 0.561
 NEET × Germany     0.153 0.162
 NEET × France     − 0.818 − 0.808
 NEET × Spain     − 0.305 − 0.297
 Student × UK     − 1.978*** − 1.975***
 Student × Germany     − 1.122** − 1.117*
 Student × France     − 1.170** − 1.166**
 Student × Spain     − 0.138 − 0.136
 Permanent empoloyee × UK     − 0.485 − 0.491
 Permanent empoloyee × Germany     − 0.232 − 0.237
 Permanent empoloyee × France     − 1.042** − 1.047**
 Permanent empoloyee × Spain     − 0.356 − 0.356
 Temporary worker × UK     − 1.073* − 1.073*
 Temporary worker × Germany     − 0.071 − 0.068
 Temporary worker × France     − 1.101** − 1.098**
 Temporary worker × Spain     − 0.463 − 0.463
Youth unemployment rate    0.017***   0.003
Observations 1846 1846 1846 1846 1846
  1. *** indicates a significance at 0.01 level, ** indicates a significance at 0.05 level, * indicates a significance at 0.10 level