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Table 8 SUR of log annual hours of work of husbands and wives on log own BMI and log spousal BMI

From: Fat spouses and hours of work: are body and Pareto weights correlated?

  Log(Husband’s hours) Log(Wife’s hours)
Panel I. Individual and household characteristics
Log(Wife’s BMI) −0.054* 0.111***
  (0.029) (0.042)
Log(Husband’s BMI) 0.098*** −0.063
  (0.035) (0.051)
Panel II. Individual, household and spousal characteristics
Log(Wife’s BMI) −0.074*** 0.081*
  (0.029) (0.042)
Log(Husband’s BMI) 0.097*** −0.052
  (0.035) (0.051)
N 2,025  
  1. Note: Regressions, which are simultaneously estimated, include state and year fixed effects, individual (age, log-hourly wage, completed years of education, and a good health status indicator) and household characteristics (household non-labor income, food ratio, number of children and a recent pregnancy indicator. In addition, husband’s (wife’s) regression includes a husband’s (wife’s) sedentary-job type indicator. Spousal characteristics: age, log-hourly wage, completed years of education, and a good health status indicator. Standard errors in parentheses.
  2. *** p-value< 0.01, ** p-value< 0.05, * p-value< 0.1.