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Table 6 BMI and log hours of work for single women: with and without predicted cumulative spousal income

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

  White White Black Black Hispanic Hispanic
BMI 0.00581*** (3.246) 0.00373* (1.825) 0.00682*** (4.496) 0.00634*** (4.086) −0.00033 (−0.105) −0.00059 (−0.182)
Control for own wage Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Control for predicted cumulative spousal income No Yes No Yes No Yes
Observations 6469 6469 4671 4671 2020 2020
  1. Note 1: Control variables include work experience (quadratic), educational categories, dummies for whether the woman believes in traditional gender roles, whether the woman has any children, if the youngest child is below six, yearly age dummies, region of residence dummies, and year dummies. Note 2: All t-stats reported are based on standard errors clustered at the individual level. *** p < 0.01, ** p < 0.05, and * p < 0.10