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Table 2 Regression results

From: Differences in wage rates for males and females in the health sector: a consideration of unpaid overtime to decompose the gender wage gap

  Pooled (n=10,066) Male (n= 3,451) Female (n= 6,615)
  B SE 95% CI B SE 95% CI B SE 95% CI
(Constant) 3.043*** 0.013 3.017 3.069 3.096*** 0.025 3.044 3.148 3.082*** 0.015 3.053 3.112
Married: Sepdivwida −0.021* 0.009 −0.039 −0.003 −0.055** 0.019 −0.094 −0.016 −0.007 0.010 −0.027 0.012
 NvrMara 0.005 0.009 −0.022 0.013 −0.037* 0.017 −0.073 −0.002 0.017 0.010 −0.002 0.037
Education: yr11/lowerb −0.288*** 0.011 −0.311 −0.265 −0.304*** 0.021 −0.347 −0.261 −0.275*** 0.013 −0.302 −0.248
 Yr 12b −0.176*** 0.013 −0.202 −0.150 −0.194*** 0.024 −0.244 −0.144 −0.162*** 0.015 −0.191 −0.132
 Tery edb −0.166*** 0.009 −0.184 −0.148 −0.173*** 0.016 −0.205 −0.140 −0.158*** 0.011 −0.179 −0.136
 Post gradb 0.106*** 0.008 0.090 0.123 0.168*** 0.015 0.138 0.197 0.067*** 0.010 0.048 0.087
Occupation: Managerc 0.077*** 0.010 0.057 0.097 0.055** 0.017 0.021 0.089 0.088*** 0.012 0.064 0.112
 Clericalservicec −0.166*** 0.009 −0.183 −0.149 −0.203*** 0.017 −0.238 −0.168 −0.163*** 0.010 −0.183 −0.144
 Trade/labour c −0.343*** 0.016 −0.376 −0.310 −0.304*** 0.021 −0.347 −0.261 −0.381*** 0.042 −0.464 −0.297
Number of children 0.069*** 0.003 0.063 0.075 0.070*** 0.005 0.060 0.080 0.068*** 0.004 0.061 0.076
Govt: locald 0.116*** 0.009 0.098 0.134 0.065*** 0.013 0.039 0.091 0.172*** 0.012 0.147 0.196
 Privated −0.030 0.017 −0.064 0.003 0.028 0.033 −0.039 0.095 −0.060** 0.019 −0.098 −0.022
Number supervised 0.002*** 0.000 0.001 0.002 0.002*** 0.000 0.001 0.007 0.002*** 0.000 0.001 0.002
PE 0.005*** 0.001 0.002 0.007 0.014*** 0.002 0.010 0.019 0.001 0.001 −0.002 0.004
PE 2 0.000** 0.000 −0.000 −0.000 −0.000*** 0.000 −0.000 −0.000 −0.000 0.000 −0.000 0.000
Unpaid overtime 0.007*** 0.000 0.007 0.008 0.008*** 0.001 0.007 0.009 0.007*** 0.000 0.006 0.008
Gender 0.154*** 0.007 0.141 0.167         
Adj R 2 0.428     0.463     0.358    
Gender e 0.163*** 0.007 0.150 0.177         
Adj R 2 0.407            
  1. Impact of unpaid overtime on income, pooled sample and stratified by gender. Dependent variable is log of hourly wage. CI, confidence interval; PE, experience proxy; SE, standard error. aReferent is married. bReferent is degree graduate. cReferent is professional/technical. dReferent is state. eModel without unpaid overtime variable. ***P ≤0.001, **P ≤0.01, *P ≤0.05.
  2. Source: Work Outcomes Research Cost-benefit Survey 2005/06.