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Table 9 Regression results, linear probability model

From: Does welfare reform affect fertility? Evidence from the UK

  Coefficient SE
Low education × post-reform period 0.0130 0.0067
Low education −0.3074 0.5284
Post-reform period −0.0117 0.0056
Age × High −0.0906 0.0426
Age × Low 0.0020 0.0305
Age × 1 child × High 0.2242 0.0974
Age × 2 children × High 0.1734 0.1174
Age × 3+ children × High 0.2077 0.2429
Age × 1 child × Low 0.1044 0.0453
Age × 2 children × Low 0.0115 0.0491
Age × 3+ children × Low −0.0099 0.0717
Age2 × High 0.0428 0.0137
Age2 × Low −0.0025 0.0098
Age2 × 1 child × High −0.0732 0.0297
Age2 × 2 children × High −0.0707 0.0340
Age2 × 3+ children × High −0.0760 0.0677
Age2 × 1 child × Low −0.0341 0.0144
Age2 × 2 children × Low −0.0066 0.0153
Age2 × 3+ children × Low 0.0017 0.0217
Age3 × High −0.0058 0.0014
Age3 × Low 0.0001 0.0010
Age3 × 1 child × High 0.0076 0.0030
Age3 × 2 children × High 0.0086 0.0033
Age3 × 3+ children × High 0.0088 0.0062
Age3 × 1 child × Low 0.0036 0.0015
Age3 × 2 children × Low 0.0011 0.0015
Age3 × 3+ children × Low 0.0001 0.0022
1 child × High −2.1155 1.0466
1 child × Low −1.0465 0.4625
2 children × High −1.2091 1.3367
2 children × Low −0.1305 0.5154
3+ children × High −1.8618 2.8779
3+ children × Low 0.0238 0.7770
1 child, youngestage_23 0.1501 0.0093
1 child, youngestage_45 0.0766 0.0118
1 child, youngestage_67 −0.0013 0.0132
1 child, youngestage_89 −0.0178 0.0149
1 child, youngestage_10o −0.0245 0.0117
2 children, youngestage_23 0.0375 0.0085
2 children, youngestage_45 0.0177 0.0094
2 children, youngestage_67 0.0076 0.0100
2 children, youngestage_89 −0.0001 0.0107
2 children, youngestage_10o 0.0004 0.0098
3+ children, youngestage_23 0.0075 0.0107
3+ children, youngestage_45 0.0102 0.0117
3+ children, youngestage_67 −0.0184 0.0125
3+ children, youngestage_89 −0.0079 0.0135
3+ children, youngestage_10o −0.0112 0.0136
North East −0.0175 0.0084
North West −0.0020 0.0066
Yorkshire & Humberside −0.0091 0.0068
East Midlands −0.0039 0.0071
West Midlands −0.0030 0.0068
East 0.0015 0.0071
South East 0.0018 0.0064
South West 0.0002 0.0071
Wales 0.0012 0.0082
Scotland −0.0072 0.0066
Northern Ireland 0.0109 0.0122
Social housing 0.0207 0.0040
Private renter −0.0218 0.0053
Other housing tenure 0.0328 0.0243
Black 0.0086 0.0183
Asian 0.0111 0.0184
Other ethnicity −0.0279 0.0154
Partner Black 0.0210 0.0175
Partner Asian 0.0348 0.0184
Partner other ethnicity 0.0280 0.0162
Low education × post-reform period 0.0130 0.0067
Low education −0.3074 0.5284
Constant 0.5798 0.4305
N 34,510  
  1. Sample: women in couples aged 20–45, 1995–2003. Dependent variable: birth in the last 12 months (0/1)