Table 1

Socioeconomic characteristics of the mothers and fathers born in 1982 who had children in 2004

VariableMothersFathers
nPer centnPer cent
Maternal schooling in 1982 (years)*
 0–46239.84440.4
 5–77447.44137.6
 ≥82012.82422
Own schooling in 2004–2005 (years)†
 0–41610.687.6
 5–73623.83432.4
 8–104429.23634.3
 ≥115536.42725.7
Income in 1982 (tertiles)
 First (poorest)7044.95045.5
 Second6340.43733.6
 Third (richest)2314.72320.9
Income in 2004–2005 (tertiles)‡
 First (poorest)9160.26461
 Second3825.22523.8
 Third (richest)2214.61615.2
Socioeconomic trajectory‡
 Always poor5033.13836.2
 Poor→non-poor1711.298.6
 Non-poor→poor4127.22624.8
 Never poor4328.53230.5
 Total with full information151100105100
  • *Schooling of the grandmother of the child born in 2004.

  • †Schooling of the mothers/fathers born in 1982 who had children in 2004.Variable with five missing values.

  • ‡Variable with five missing values for women and five for men.