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Table 5 Descriptive statistics of post-vote surveys

From: How the provision of childcare affects attitudes towards maternal employment

  Men Women Diff. Std. error Obs. men Obs. women
Maternity leave I
Yes share 0.339 0.380 − 0.041 0.040 236 358
Tertiary educ. 0.203 0.067 0.136*** 0.029 236 358
Employed 0.581 0.430 0.150*** 0.042 236 358
Age/10 5.374 5.291 0.083 0.139 236 358
Retired 0.297 0.246 0.051 0.038 236 358
Married 0.708 0.656 0.051 0.039 236 358
Income < CHF 5,000 0.335 0.413 − 0.079* 0.040 236 358
Income CHF 5,000−11,000 0.492 0.455 0.036 0.042 236 358
Income > CHF 11,000 0.174 0.131 0.042 0.031 236 358
Maternity leave II
Yes share 0.656 0.604 0.052 0.044 209 270
Tertiary educ. 0.239 0.126 0.113*** 0.036 209 270
Employed 0.641 0.489 0.152*** 0.045 209 270
Age/10 5.062 5.386 − 0.324** 0.161 209 270
Retired 0.234 0.270 − 0.036 0.040 209 270
Married 0.598 0.619 − 0.020 0.045 209 270
Income < CHF 5,000 0.368 0.437 − 0.069 0.045 209 270
Income CHF 5,000−11,000 0.445 0.419 0.026 0.046 209 270
Income > CHF 11,000 0.187 0.144 0.042 0.034 209 270
Family policy
Yes share 0.469 0.507 − 0.037 0.045 213 304
Tertiary educ. 0.277 0.168 0.109*** 0.037 213 304
Employed 0.563 0.454 0.109** 0.044 213 304
Age/10 5.571 5.703 − 0.132 0.137 213 304
Retired 0.291 0.359 − 0.067 0.042 213 304
Married 0.648 0.599 0.049 0.043 213 304
Income < CHF 5,000 0.315 0.378 − 0.064 0.042 213 304
Income CHF 5,000−11,000 0.610 0.562 0.048 0.044 213 304
Income > CHF 11,000 0.075 0.059 0.016 0.023 213 304
Family initiative
Yes share 0.522 0.592 − 0.070 0.045 203 294
Tertiary educ. 0.256 0.136 0.120*** 0.037 203 294
Employed 0.547 0.401 0.145*** 0.045 203 294
Age/10 5.729 5.691 0.037 0.143 203 294
Retired 0.296 0.378 − 0.082* 0.043 203 294
Married 0.704 0.588 0.116*** 0.043 203 294
Income < CHF 5,000 0.296 0.435 − 0.140*** 0.043 203 294
Income CHF 5,000−11,000 0.601 0.507 0.094** 0.045 203 294
Income > CHF 11,000 0.103 0.058 0.046* 0.025 203 294
  1. This table shows descriptive statistics for the four ballots considered, as well as whether there is a significant difference between men and women