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Table 3 Estimated impact of the occurrence of parents’ need for care on women’s behaviora

From: Impact of parents’ need for care on middle-aged women’s lifestyle and psychological distress: evidence from a nationwide longitudinal survey in Japan

  Women’s behavior
Explanatory variables Caregiving Coresidence Work
  Coef.   SE Coef.   SE Coef.   SE
Parents (n = 15,972)
Occurrence of parents’ need for care 0.309 *** (0.004) 0.013 *** (0.003) −0.011   (0.006)
Coresidence in the previous year 0.062 *** (0.004) 0.934 *** (0.003) −0.001   (0.006)
Work in the previous year −0.012 *** (0.003) 0.002   (0.002) 0.819 *** (0.005)
Parents-in-law (n = 10,887)
Occurrence of the need for care 0.303 *** (0.005) −0.006   (0.004) −0.024 *** (0.007)
Coresidence in the previous year 0.087 *** (0.004) 0.928 *** (0.004) 0.011 * (0.006)
Work in the previous year 0.003   (0.004) 0.008 * (0.004) 0.813 *** (0.006)
  1. aAdjusted for age, educational attainment, having a spouse, household expenditure in all models
  2. ***p < 0.001, *p < 0.05