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Table 3 Descriptive statistics

From: “Too shocked to search” The COVID-19 shutdowns’ impact on the search for apprenticeships

  Mean SD Min Max
Outcomes
# Queries by day 25,386.61 11,513.79 3259 52,105
# Queries by day, canton and occupation 14.520 56.787 0 7353
Log(# Queries by day, canton and occupation)a 1.381 1.442 0 8.903
Covariates
Stringency Index 0.559 0.179 0.194 0.815
Stringency plus Index 0.554 0.167 0.175 0.750
Stringency over timeb 1.153 0.842 0.002 2.753
Public holidays 0.025 0.157 0 1
School vacation 0.256 0.437 0 1
Share signed apprenticeship contractsc 0.709 0.271 0.001 1
  1. 512,148 Observations. SD standard deviation
  2. aTo avoid NA values due to undefined log(0) we chose to add + 1 to each value before log-transformation
  3. bStringency Index multiplied by an in time increasing variable as described in the text
  4. cDue to missing information in the monitoring 389,844 observations