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Table 2 Distribution of students in the two cohorts according to key characteristics (row %)

From: Analysing the determinants of Italian university student mobility pathways

Variables Stayer I & II Mover I & Stayer II Stayer I & Mover II Mover I & II—SR Mover I & II—DR N
Macro-area res. cohort 2011*
 Centre 77.8 0.8 11.8 7.8 1.6 14,130
 Islands 48.8 0.7 26.2 19.4 4.9 6022
 North 85.5 0.9 7.8 4.9 0.9 29,564
 South 55.4 0.9 15.7 22.4 5.5 18,470
Gender
 Female 72.2 1.1 12.7 11.2 2.9 38,467
 Male 73.0 0.6 12.0 12.0 2.4 29,719
High school
 LYCEUM Hum 64.3 1.0 15.6 15.5 3.6 11,486
 LYCEUM Scient. 72.4 0.8 12.4 12.0 2.5 34,071
 Other 76.9 1.0 10.8 8.9 2.4 22,629
Scient. macro-area 1st
 Scientific 75.0 0.6 10.8 11.4 2.1 27,754
 Social 69.8 1.0 13.7 12.5 3.0 26,514
 Humanistic 72.7 1.1 13.2 9.9 3.1 13,918
Scient. macro-area 2nd
 Scientific 75.0 0.6 10.7 11.6 2.1 27,171
 Social 70.4 1.1 13.5 11.9 3.2 30,371
 Humanistic 72.3 1.0 13.6 10.4 2.7 10,644
 Total (%) 72.5 0.9 12.4 11.5 2.7 68,186
 Total# 49447 603 8454 7873 1809 68,186
High school grade
 Mean 82.2 80.9 82.8 85.7 82.7  
 SD 11.7 11.3 11.5 11.7 11.4  
Bachelor’s degree grade
 Mean 100.3 99.6 102.1 99.7 100.0  
 SD 7.8 8.4 7.2 8.3 7.9  
Macro-area res. cohort 2014*
 Centre 73.2 1.1 14.3 9.4 2.0 13,391
 Islands 46.4 0.8 24.4 23.0 5.4 5755
North 83.6 1.2 8.4 5.6 1.2 29,775
 South 52.6 0.8 17.7 22.5 6.5 16,239
Gender
 Female 69.8 1.3 13.7 11.7 3.5 36,563
 Male 71.3 0.7 12.9 12.6 2.5 28,597
High school
LYCEUM Hum 61.4 1.3 15.7 17.0 4.5 10,335
LYCEUM Scient 69.6 0.8 13.4 13.3 2.9 31,451
 Other 75.6 1.2 12.2 8.3 2.6 23,374
Scient. macro-area 1st       
 Scientific 72.9 0.6 11.9 12.4 2.2 26,430
 Social 67.8 1.2 14.6 12.7 3.7 24,653
 Humanistic 70.5 1.4 13.9 10.6 3.6 14,077
Scient. macro-area 2nd
 Scientific 72.9 0.6 11.9 12.4 2.2 25,870
 Social 68.5 1.3 14.4 12.1 3.8 28,994
 Humanistic 69.9 1.3 14.2 11.3 3.3 10,296
 Total (%) 70.5 1.0 13.3 12.1 3.1 100.0
 Total # 45,920 662 8693 7891 1994 65,160
High school grade
 Mean 82.9 82.1 83.6 86.9 84.2  
 SD 11.3 11.1 11.0 11.2 11.2  
Bachelor’s degree grade       
 Mean 101.6 101.3 103.4 101.6 101.8  
 SD 7.5 7.7 6.7 7.7 7.3  
  1. The table considers only the subset of students of 2011 and 2014 cohorts observed for 6 years from their enrolment to the bachelor’s degree programme.
  2. Conditional probabilities expressed (%)