Table4

Table 5

Table 5:
Estimates (log odds) from discrete-time hazard models for higher-order births 1990-94 for women married at interview1.
 
 
  Model 1 Model 2
 
WOMAN'S EDUCATION
  none or < 3 years of primary2  0  0
  3-6 years of primary  0.02  0.03
  complete primary (7 years) or < 2 years of secondary -0.04 -0.02
  2-3 years of secondary -0.15* -0.09
  4 or more years of secondary -0.32*** -0.22**
 
HUSBAND'S EDUCATION
  none or < 3 years of primary2    0
  3-6 years of primary

   0.01
  complete primary (7 years) or < 2 years of secondary   -0.08
  2-3 years of secondary   -0.11
  4 or more years of secondary   -0.22
 
AVERAGE LENGTH OF EDUCATION
OF WOMEN IN THE DISTRICT
-0.023 -0.020
 

1 Also age, parity, duration since previous birth, religion and urban/rural were included. There were 2392 higher-order births in 55385 3-month intervals.
2 Abitrarily chosen reference category
* significant at the 0.10 level
** significant at the 0.05 level
*** significant at the 0.01 level

 

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A Search for Aggregate-Level Effects of Education on Fertility, Using Data from Zimbabwe
Øystein Kravdal
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