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Table 6 Determinants of formal training (Logistic Model)—NSSO 68th round (2011–2012)

From: Vocational training in India: determinants of participation and effect on wages

Independent variable Odds ratio Marginal effects (dY/dX)
Place of residence [base-rural]
 Urban 1.178 (0.0328)*** 0.006 (0.001)***
Age 0.995 (0.00157)*** 0.000 (0.000)***
Sex [base-female]
 Male 1.624 (0.0519)*** 0.019 (0.001)***
Marital status [base-never married]
 Ever married 0.817 (0.0301)*** − 0.007 (0.001)***
Educational level [base-not literate]
 Literate without formal education 3.287 (1.528)** 0.007 (0.004)
 Primary and below 4.324 (0.567)*** 0.010 (0.001)***
 Secondary and middle 14.84 (1.823)*** 0.039 (0.001)***
 Higher secondary and above 27.61 (3.404)*** 0.069 (0.001)***
Technical education [base-no technical education]
 With technical education 7.913 (0.271)*** 0.145 (0.004)***
Religion [base-Hinduism]
 Islam 1.038 (0.0438) 0.001 (0.001)
 Christianity 1.239 (0.0684)*** 0.008 (0.002)***
 Others 1.291 (0.0805)*** 0.009 (0.002)***
Social group [base-STs]
 SCs 1.716 (0.112)*** 0.016 (0.002)***
 OBCs 1.876 (0.105)*** 0.019 (0.001)***
 General 1.662 (0.0929)*** 0.015 (0.001)***
Sector [base-primary]
 Secondary 2.429 (0.120)*** 0.024 (0.001)***
 Tertiary 2.736 (0.126)*** 0.029 (0.001)***
Constant 0.000410 (6.31e−05)*** 0.042 (0.000)***
Observations 172,163
  1. Standard errors in parentheses
  2. For column (2), dY/dX for factor levels is the discrete change from the base level
  3. *** p < 0.01, ** p < 0.05, * p < 0.1