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Table 1

Summary statistics for individual, household, neighborhood, and network characteristics, by outcome (migration within the observation period) for adults aged 16 or older in Yandé without prior migration experience to Dakar, 2014–2018

Nonmigrants
(N = 474)
Migrants
(N = 75)
Mean
(proportion)
SDMean
(proportion)
SDSignificance
Individual Characteristics      
 Marrieda (2014) .45 .50 .20 .40 *** 
 Woman .50 .50 .27 .45 *** 
 Agea (2014) 42.38 19.10 23.71 7.19 *** 
 Education      
  No schooling .65 .48 .27 .45 *** 
  Primary .17 .38 .19 .39  
  Middle school .11 .31 .32 .47 *** 
  High school+ .07 .25 .23 .42 ** 
 Religion      
  Muslim .85 .36 .84 .37  
  Christian .10 .30 .15 .36  
  Other .05 .22 .01 .11 ** 
Household Characteristics      
 Number of household residents 14.60 7.53 15.11 7.06  
 Number of current migrants within household 2.74 2.74 3.03 2.57  
 Household's relative material wealth 0.03 1.06 0.07 0.89  
 Household's relative agricultural wealth 0.02 1.07 0.05 0.96  
 Proportion in household younger than 15 .44 .15 .44 .12  
 Proportion in household older than 60 .06 .08 .05 .06  
Neighborhood Characteristics      
 Hamlet's migration propensity (number of ever-migrants/never-migrants) 0.61 0.14 0.62 0.15  
Network Variables      
 Total network size 24.06 7.54 23.53 6.01  
 Migrant network size 7.95 3.87 8.71 3.22 * 
  Ties to returnees 5.30 2.96 5.11 2.26  
  Ties to current migrants 2.14 1.62 2.87 1.78 ** 
  Ties to Dakar nonmigrants 0.52 1.25 0.73 1.40  
  Weak ties 2.14 3.20 3.43 3.79 ** 
  Medium ties 3.30 3.52 2.93 3.35  
  Strong ties 2.51 2.82 2.35 2.35  
  Second-order ties to current migrants 28.58 15.24 29.48 15.02  
  Second-order ties to Dakar nonmigrants 8.02 5.85 8.65 5.58  
Nonmigrants
(N = 474)
Migrants
(N = 75)
Mean
(proportion)
SDMean
(proportion)
SDSignificance
Individual Characteristics      
 Marrieda (2014) .45 .50 .20 .40 *** 
 Woman .50 .50 .27 .45 *** 
 Agea (2014) 42.38 19.10 23.71 7.19 *** 
 Education      
  No schooling .65 .48 .27 .45 *** 
  Primary .17 .38 .19 .39  
  Middle school .11 .31 .32 .47 *** 
  High school+ .07 .25 .23 .42 ** 
 Religion      
  Muslim .85 .36 .84 .37  
  Christian .10 .30 .15 .36  
  Other .05 .22 .01 .11 ** 
Household Characteristics      
 Number of household residents 14.60 7.53 15.11 7.06  
 Number of current migrants within household 2.74 2.74 3.03 2.57  
 Household's relative material wealth 0.03 1.06 0.07 0.89  
 Household's relative agricultural wealth 0.02 1.07 0.05 0.96  
 Proportion in household younger than 15 .44 .15 .44 .12  
 Proportion in household older than 60 .06 .08 .05 .06  
Neighborhood Characteristics      
 Hamlet's migration propensity (number of ever-migrants/never-migrants) 0.61 0.14 0.62 0.15  
Network Variables      
 Total network size 24.06 7.54 23.53 6.01  
 Migrant network size 7.95 3.87 8.71 3.22 * 
  Ties to returnees 5.30 2.96 5.11 2.26  
  Ties to current migrants 2.14 1.62 2.87 1.78 ** 
  Ties to Dakar nonmigrants 0.52 1.25 0.73 1.40  
  Weak ties 2.14 3.20 3.43 3.79 ** 
  Medium ties 3.30 3.52 2.93 3.35  
  Strong ties 2.51 2.82 2.35 2.35  
  Second-order ties to current migrants 28.58 15.24 29.48 15.02  
  Second-order ties to Dakar nonmigrants 8.02 5.85 8.65 5.58  

Source: Compiled by authors using the NSNHP main survey, 2014.

a

Age and marital status are included as time-varying characteristics in these models.

*

p < .05; **p < .01; ***p < .001

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