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Table 5 Ordinary Least Squares regressions predicting satisfaction with life, Ireland

From: Transnational migration, health and well-being: Nigerian parents in Ireland and the Netherlands

Variables Model 1 Model 2 Model 3 Model 4 Model 5
TP (ref: NTP) −0.26** (0.12) −0.24** (0.12) − 0.21* (0.12) 0.08 (0.12) 0.09 (0.14)
Sex of the parent (ref: female)   0.15 (0.11) 0.09 (0.11) 0.17 (0.11) 0.18* (0.11)
Age (years)   0.00 (0.01) 0.00 (0.01) −0.00 (0.01) − 0.00 (0.01)
Marital status (ref: Single)   0.41 (0.32) 0.43 (0.31) 0.40 (0.26) 0.46* (0.27)
Level of Education   0.06* (0.03) 0.05 (0.03) 0.01 (0.03) 0.01 (0.03)
House ownership in Ireland (ref: does not own house)    0.40*** (0.14) 0.18 (0.14) 0.15 (0.14)
Number of assets in Nigeria    0.05 (0.04) 0.04 (0.04) 0.04 (0.04)
Number of people in the host country migrant relies for help     0.06 (0.06) 0.06 (0.06)
Documented status (ref: undocumented)     0.76*** (0.18) 0.71*** (0.18)
Number of years in the host country     0.01 (0.02) 0.02 (0.02)
Quality of relationship with child (1–6)      −0.01 (0.06)
Intercept 3.99*** (0.07) 2.84*** (0.51) 2.96*** (0.52) 2.71*** (0.45) 2.70*** (0.49)
N 308 307 305 298 295
R 2 0.017 0.055 0.080 0.177 0.172
  1. Numbers in parenthesis are robust standard errors
  2. TP transnational parents, NTP non-transnational parents, Ref reference
  3. *** p < 0.01, ** p < 0.05, * p < 0.1 (two-tailed test)
  4. Source: Omitted for Anonymity