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Table 1 Comparison of means of baseline characteristics by treatment group

From: The impact of soft skills training on female youth employment: evidence from a randomized experiment in Jordan

  Soft skills Control p value
Stratifying variables    
 In Amman, Salt, or Zarwa 0.44 0.44  
 Tawjihi score above median 0.55 0.55  
 Low desire to work full-time 0.41 0.41  
 Is allowed to travel to the market alone 0.51 0.51  
Other baseline variables    
 Age 21.1 21.3 0.214
 Married 0.14 0.14 0.850
 Mother currently works 0.07 0.07 0.865
 Father currently works 0.59 0.56 0.238
 Has previously worked 0.17 0.15 0.430
 Has a job set up for after graduation 0.09 0.06 0.076
 Has taken specialized English training 0.26 0.31 0.068
 Household owns car 0.64 0.63 0.771
 Household owns computer 0.74 0.71 0.176
 Household has internet 0.22 0.27 0.032
 Prefers government work to private sector 0.80 0.81 0.582
Sample size 599 748  
Joint orthogonality test    0.190
  1. Note: p values are from regressions which control for randomization strata. As a result, they are not available for the variables which were used for stratification