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Table 1 Logistic regression

From: Scarring effects of early unemployment among young workers with vocational credentials in Switzerland

Early unemployment AME SE
N = 1351   
Social categories   
Gender (Male) 0.11** 0.04
Migration background (foreign language) 0.22** 0.08
Country of birth (abroad) 0.05 0.06
Social and familial background   
Socio-economic background (Isei) 0.00 0.00
Poetry at home −0.01 0.03
Social communication with parents 0.00 0.02
Family structure (single parent)a 0.18* 0.08
Family structure (mixed/other)a 0.21** 0.07
Number of siblings (1)b −0.06 0.07
Number of siblings (2)b −0.05 0.08
Number of siblings (3)b −0.13(*) 0.07
Education   
Lower secondary education (extended requirements)c 0.01 0.04
Lower secondary education (no formal tracking)c −0.01 0.07
Reading Literacy (Wleread) −0.00 0.00
Math mark (at average)d 0.08(*) 0.05
Math mark (below average)d −0.06 0.04
Level of VET (medium)e −0.09 0.05
Level of VET (high)e −0.11* 0.05
Level of VET (occupational baccalaureate)e −0.11(*) 0.06
Field of printing and design (2)f 0.12 0.11
Field of business and sale (3)f 0.22*** 0.05
Field of applied computer science (4)f 0.19* 0.09
Field of agriculture and gardening (6)f −0.04 0.06
Field of medical assistance (7)f −0.02 0.06
Field of gastronomy and hairdressing (8)f 0.05 0.05
Field of other (9)f −0.08 0.05
Individual resources   
Self-efficacy −0.11 0.07
Positive life attitude −0.15* 0.06
Persistency −0.01 0.06
Skipping classes −0.05 0.05
Finishing homework on time −0.08(*) 0.04
Demographics   
Region of residence (French)g 0.13* 0.06
Region of residence (Italian)g 0.12 0.09
Cantonal unemployment rate 0.01 0.02
  1. (*) <0.1 *< 0.05 **< 0.01.
  2. a)Ref. category: nuclear family, b)Ref. category: no siblings, c)Ref. category: basic requirements, d)Ref. category: above average, e)Ref. category: Low skill VET, f)Ref. category: field of mechanics and electronics (5), g)Ref. category: German speaking part.