Table 3: Association between having dropped out of school, at ages 15–18 and risk related variables, 2010.

Independent variable National sample

Control variables
Size of household 0.002
Rural 0.017
Sex −0.014
Married or cohabiting 0.031
Medical service −0.032
Education household head −0.008
Education of spouse −0.008
Head speaks indigenous language 0.014
Head unemployed 0.003
Index of assets −0.008
Oportunidades scholarship −0.005
Risk-related variables
Absent parent 0.020
Lives with partner 0.017
Has experienced violence from partner0.039
Had sex before age 15 0.019
Has been forced to have sex −0.003
Has been pregnant or gotten someone pregnant 0.040
Number of children born 0.010
Smokes cigarettes regularly 0.012
Drinking alcohol regularly 0.022
Uses drug regularly 0.096

Source: own estimations from the National Youth Survey (ENJ) for 2010.
*, **, and *** represent statistical significance at 10%, 5%, and 1%, respectively.