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Table 2 Descriptive statistics

From: Dropout trends and educational reforms: the role of the LOGSE in Spain

  Males Females
  Mean St.dev. Mean St.dev.
Dropout 0.368 0.483 0.230 0.421
Vocational track 0.251 0.433 0.198 0.398
Demographics     
Born abroad 0.022 0.148 0.029 0.167
Father present 0.830 0.375 0.798 0.402
Mother present 0.917 0.275 0.884 0.320
Father dropout 0.454 0.497 0.443 0.497
Mother dropout 0.548 0.498 0.530 0.499
Cohort size 0.990 0.111 0.988 0.112
Regions     
Andalucía 0.204 0.402 0.206 0.405
Aragón 0.040 0.196 0.040 0.195
Asturias 0.024 0.153 0.025 0.155
Balears (Illes) 0.022 0.146 0.021 0.145
Canarias 0.057 0.232 0.057 0.232
Cantabria 0.024 0.154 0.023 0.149
Castilla y León 0.078 0.269 0.076 0.265
Castilla-La Mancha 0.096 0.294 0.097 0.296
Cataluña 0.095 0.293 0.094 0.291
Comunitat Valenciana 0.083 0.277 0.086 0.280
Extremadura 0.040 0.197 0.042 0.200
Galicia 0.064 0.245 0.065 0.247
Madrid 0.057 0.233 0.056 0.230
Murcia 0.035 0.184 0.033 0.179
Navarra 0.020 0.140 0.021 0.142
País Vasco 0.048 0.213 0.047 0.212
LaRioja 0.013 0.113 0.012 0.110
Labour Market and Business Cycle (regional)     
Expected real wage ratio at age 30 1.696 0.224 2.061 0.213
Employment in construction 0.103 0.019 0.103 0.019
Unemployment rate 0.204 0.067 0.204 0.068
Growth rate 0.023 0.019 0.023 0.019
Educational Model     
Competences in education 0.394 0.470 0.387 0.469
Adequacy rate at age 15 (%) 65.564 8.008 76.626 6.571
Incidence of the LOGSE     
% students in LOGSE 12-17 0.392 0.319 0.391 0.319
% students in FP-I 0.104 0.072 0.105 0.072
% students in ESO-I 0.350 0.429 0.348 0.429
Observations 53738 51884
  1. SOURCE: Individual data from Spanish Labour Force Survey (EPA). Educational variables from the Ministry of Education (MEC). Rest of the variables from http://www.ine.es.