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Table 10 Child’s educational aspirations at age 12 on participation in risky behaviour at age 19

From: Psychosocial competencies and risky behaviours in Peru

    Drinking Drugs Unprotected Criminal Carried No. of
  Smoking Drinking & violence consumption sex. beh. a weapon risky beh.
Child aspired for higher education, age 12 −0.118 −0.031 −0.018 −0.112 0.034 −0.315** −0.160** −0.387*
  (0.105) (0.469) (0.723) (0.127) (0.671) (0.013) (0.011) (0.050)
Child is male 0.229*** 0.244*** 0.268*** 0.112*** −0.032 0.112*** 0.023 0.575***
  (0.000) (0.000) (0.000) (0.001) (0.486) (0.009) (0.208) (0.000)
Age in R4 0.106*** 0.120** 0.110** 0.029 −0.014 −0.000 −0.027 0.215**
  (0.002) (0.010) (0.013) (0.280) (0.760) (0.996) (0.206) (0.048)
Type site - rural, age 8 −0.099*** −0.272*** −0.301*** −0.032* −0.101 −0.078 −0.069 −0.574***
  (0.000) (0.001) (0.000) (0.070) (0.343) (0.249) (0.259) (0.000)
Migrated between age 8 and 15 0.121** 0.177** 0.181** 0.107*** 0.140** 0.098 −0.009 0.536***
  (0.014) (0.039) (0.043) (0.002) (0.013) (0.294) (0.845) (0.000)
Second tercile of wealth, age 8 0.031 0.125* 0.101 0.018 0.003 0.023 0.003 0.180
  (0.536) (0.058) (0.123) (0.658) (0.940) (0.738) (0.939) (0.141)
Third tercile of wealth, age 8 0.009 0.138** 0.129* 0.074 0.066 −0.013 −0.025 0.262*
  (0.893) (0.012) (0.057) (0.234) (0.260) (0.868) (0.455) (0.085)
Mother’s education - secondary school −0.005 −0.085** −0.033 0.016 −0.008 −0.037 −0.030 −0.112
  (0.911) (0.038) (0.409) (0.649) (0.871) (0.367) (0.109) (0.197)
Mother’s education - higher education −0.032 −0.091 −0.059 −0.037 −0.096* 0.014 −0.003 −0.260
  (0.661) (0.266) (0.544) (0.544) (0.055) (0.884) (0.930) (0.209)
Single parent, age 8 0.048 0.005 0.023 0.079 0.086 0.098 0.031 0.250
  (0.361) (0.898) (0.616) (0.132) (0.101) (0.245) (0.304) (0.132)
Child has older siblings −0.005 0.018 0.035 0.013 −0.030 −0.002 −0.008 −0.012
  (0.853) (0.656) (0.372) (0.705) (0.280) (0.977) (0.586) (0.878)
Number of siblings, age 8 −0.013 −0.021 −0.026* 0.003 0.002 0.029 0.011 −0.018
  (0.183) (0.179) (0.090) (0.698) (0.879) (0.161) (0.381) (0.544)
Standardized values of (raven), age 8 −0.007 −0.001 −0.005 −0.012 0.008 0.030 0.003 −0.009
  (0.592) (0.968) (0.763) (0.471) (0.708) (0.282) (0.842) (0.788)
Number of observations 524 524 524 524 524 524 524 524
R-squared 0.178 0.188 0.190 0.098 0.097 0.088 0.099 0.176
  1. Note: The table reports the estimates of the linear probability model with standard errors (in parentheses) clustered at cluster level, * p<0.1 ** p<0.05 *** p<0.01. All controls were included as reported together with dummy variables for the cluster that individuals were recruited in the 2002 round; coefficients for these are not reported