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Table 5 Parameter estimates from discrete-time hazard models predicting first sexual intercourse and first marriage, JLFSY 2005–2010

From: Life expectations in early adolescence and the timing of first sex and marriage: evidence from a longitudinal survey in Ethiopia

  First sex males First sex females First marriage females
Had first sex in a prior year    2.764***
Life expectations (age 13–17)
 Career expectations − 0.143** − 0.363***  
 Expected age at marriage    − 0.049
 Personal autonomy 0.165 − 0.067 − 0.288
 Gender equality 0.136 0.014 0.210
School participation
 In school (time varying) − 5.002** − 3.517** − 0.681*
 Membership in youth clubs (age 13–17) 0.092 0.025 0.139
Family and community environment (age13–17)
 Religiosity − 0.001 0.036 0.157
 Parents’ desired age of daughter’s marriage    − 0.078**
 Parents’ highest year of schooling 0.043*** − 0.025 − 0.033
 Household wealth − 0.002 − 0.216 0.042
 Female headed house 0.610** − 0.301 − 0.588**
 City 1.639*** 1.115** − 0.581
 Town 1.210** 0.790* 0.006
 Rural (ref.)    
Duration dependence
 Age (time varying) 0.302*** 0.276*** 0.260***
 Age × in school interaction 0.275** 0.196***  
 Number of life years 7339 5314 5504
 Number of observations 870 651 651
 Pseudo R2 0.208 0.139 0.282
  1. Robust standard errors adjusted for clustering at the community level, sample weights applied
  2. *P < 0.10, **P < 0.05, ***P < 0.01