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Table 6 Ordinary Least Squares regressions predicting satisfaction with life, The Netherlands

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) −0.34*** (0.10) − 0.37*** (0.10) − 0.22** (0.11) −0.20* (0.12) − 0.08 (0.12)
Sex of the parent (ref: female)   0.18* (0.11) 0.12 (0.11) 0.14 (0.11) 0.15 (0.11)
Age (years)   0.01 (0.01) 0.01 (0.01) 0.00 (0.01) 0.00 (0.01)
Marital status (ref: Single)   0.42** (0.18) 0.38** (0.17) 0.36** (0.17) 0.29 (0.18)
Level of Education   0.06** (0.03) 0.05** (0.03) 0.05* (0.03) 0.05* (0.03)
House ownership in the Netherlands (ref: does not own house)    0.44*** (0.11) 0.44*** (0.11) 0.41*** (0.11)
Number of assets in Nigeria    0.01 (0.01) 0.00 (0.02) −0.00 (0.02)
Number of people in the host country migrant counts on for help     0.02 (0.02) 0.03 (0.02)
Documented status (ref: undocumented)     0.03 (0.18) 0.06 (0.18)
Number of years in the host country     0.00 (0.01) 0.01 (0.01)
Quality of relationship with child (1–6)      −0.25*** (0.08)
Intercept 4.10*** (0.06) 2.81*** (0.40) 2.82*** (0.40) 2.81*** (0.41) 3.22*** (0.43)
N 297 297 297 287 285
R 2 0.036 0.133 0.173 0.175 0.221
  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