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Table 12 Clinical weight categories and log hours of work: OLS results for men and women with sibling

From: Marriage markets as explanation for why heavier people work more hours

  Single Married
  White Black Hispanic White Black Hispanic
Panel A: women
 Obese 0.0738*** (2.773) 0.0871*** (3.436) 0.0117 (0.280) 0.0801** (2.558) 0.0764* (1.842) −0.0119 (−0.211)
 Overweight 0.0655*** (3.194) 0.0578*** (2.617) 0.0332 (0.951) 0.0646*** (2.805) 0.0638* (1.917) −0.00577 (−0.121)
 Underweight −0.00751 (−0.243) −0.0172 (−0.262) 0.0436 (0.463) 0.0423 (0.940) −0.0161 (−0.264) 0.0750 (0.563)
 Control for wage Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
 Observations 6469 4671 2020 5239 1210 1061
Panel B: men
 Obese 0.0348 (1.499) 0.0372 (1.119) 0.0192 (0.598) −0.00160 (−0.0774) 0.00437 (0.125) −0.0318 (−0.706)
 Overweight 0.0433*** (2.880) 0.0653*** (3.107) 0.0410* (1.688) −0.0185 (−1.348) −0.0451 (−1.523) 0.0207 (0.550)
 Underweight 0.0447 (0.796) 0.00670 (0.0793) −0.0574 (−0.618) −0.127 (−0.661) 0.792*** (8.584) −0.0945 (−0.764)
 Control for wage Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
 Observations 8648 4777 2997 4561 1196 1122
  1. Note 1: Control variables include work experience (quadratic), educational categories, dummies for whether the respondent believes in traditional gender roles, whether the respondent has any children, if the youngest child is below six, yearly age dummies, region of residence dummies, and year dummies. For married sample, additional controls include spouse’s age, educational categories, and annual income. Note 2: t-stats reported are based on standard errors clustered at the individual level
  2. *** p < 0.01, ** p < 0.05, and * p < 0.10