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Table 2 Descriptive statistics of variables across academic years

From: Movers and stayers in STEM enrollment in Italy: who performs better?

  All 2008/2009 2009/2010 2010/2011 2011/2012 2012/2013 2013/2014 2014/2015 2015/2016
Credits Earned (mean) 36.11 35.12 34.91 35.30 35.93 36.30 35.49 37.43 38.08
(SD) (17.35) (17.49) (17.56) (17.37) (17.46) (17.21) (16.95) (17.21) (17.30)
Female (%) 38.90 41.00 40.80 39.70 39.30 38.60 38.30 37.10 36.80
HS Grade (%) 27.50 33.70 27.10 26.30 27.00 25.00 26.70 27.00 27.60
Classic Lyceum (%) 9.90 10.30 10.60 10.40 10.40 10.20 9.70 9.40 8.70
Scientific Lyceum (%) 61.90 59.70 60.40 62.30 63.50 63.40 60.90 61.80 62.90
Other HS (%) 28.10 30.00 29.10 27.20 26.20 26.40 29.40 28.80 28.40
Late (%) 4.90 3.90 4.20 4.00 5.10 4.60 5.50 5.60 6.10
Change (%) 3.20 1.10 2.50 2.90 3.60 3.90 4.10 3.60 4.00
N 406,587 48,317 50,633 52,321 52,213 51,603 44,671 51,821 55,008
Stayers from south (%)a 78.17 82.5 79.70 77.60 76.40 76.30 79.5 76.40 76.60
Movers from south (%)a 21.83 17.50 20.30 22.40 23.60 23.70 20.5 23.60 23.40
N (only southern students) 152,730 20,249 19,859 19,506 18,522 18,651 17,416 18,601 19,926
  1. aIn this table we include only the percentages that refer to the student mobility from southern regions, because it is the main focus of our study