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Table 2 The age-specific effect of female education, workforce experience and birth control policy on fertility

From: The impact of women’s education, workforce experience, and the One Child Policy on fertility in China: a census study in Guangdong, China

\(\widehat{Child}\) 15–19 20–24 25–29 30–34 35–39 40–44 45–49
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11) (12) (13) (14)
(Constant) 0.894***
(0.095)
  0.958***
(0.056)
  1.010***
(0.133)
  2.383***
(0.199)
  3.175***
(0.454)
  1.282
(1.587)
  4.838***
(1.755)
 
Edu 0.006
(0.008)
0.091 0.003
(0.004)
0.060 0.003
(0.007)
0.030 −0.072***
(0.009)
−0.518*** −0.138***
(0.015)
−0.857*** −0.051
(0.039)
−0.164 −0.104***
(0.029)
−0.476***
Pol 1.523***
(0.074)
0.911*** 1.256***
(0.056)
0.949*** 1.841***
(0.043)
1.069*** 1.488***
(0.085)
0.696*** 1.373***
(0.113)
0.502*** 3.338***
(0.132)
0.934*** 1.662***
(0.209)
0.521***
Exper 0.019
(0.015)
0.231 −0.004
(0.005)
−0.080 −0.027***
(0.009)
−0.242*** −0.064***
(0.015)
−0.475*** −0.032
(0.029)
−0.210 −0.083
(0.094)
−0.279 −0.118
(0.099)
−0.580
Expersq÷100 −0.174
(0.119)
−0.202 0.055**
(0.026)
0.165** 0.123***
(0.032)
0.246*** 0.257***
(0.038)
0.608*** 0.115*
(0.065)
0.315* 0.257
(0.172)
0.449 0.187
(0.147)
0.580
Cohort 00 −0.027
(0.059)
−0.046 0.040
(0.030)
0.087 −0.221***
(0.049)
−0.188*** −1.183***
(0.063)
−0.817*** −1.748***
(0.101)
−1.058*** −2.273***
(0.260)
−0.679*** −1.765***
(0.195)
−0.793***
Cohort 10 −0.142**
(0.061)
−0.235** −0.023
(0.028)
−0.048 −0.303***
(0.054)
−0.244*** −1.351***
(0.069)
−0.879*** −2.166***
(0.108)
−1.262*** −2.229***
(0.277)
−0.680*** −1.988***
(0.207)
−0.937***
Edu × Cohort 00 0.003
(0.007)
0.046 −0.003
(0.003)
−0.073 0.015***
(0.004)
0.162*** 0.079***
(0.005)
0.686*** 0.116***
(0.009)
0.824*** 0.169***
(0.025)
0.527*** 0.062***
(0.023)
0.238***
Edu × Cohort 10 0.017**
(0.006)
0.300** 0.001
(0.002)
0.015 0.016***
(0.005)
0.168*** 0.088***
(0.006)
0.746*** 0.150***
(0.009)
1.148*** 0.168***
(0.024)
0.676*** 0.087***
(0.023)
0.527***
Observations 115   115   115   115   115   115   115  
Adj. R2 0.925   0.960   0.977   0.978   0.951   0.917   0.910  
  1. Standard errors are in parentheses. *,** and *** stand for significant at the 10, 5, and 1 % level respectively. Regressions 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13 present unstandardized coefficients and 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14 present standardized regression coefficients