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The Economic Costs of Alcohol and Drug Abuse in the United States - 1992

Appendix B, Table B.2

Logistical Regression Results for Past Month Employment
Dependent Variable = Earnings Past Month > 0
Coefficients and (Asymptotic Standard Errors)

Males Females
  Reduced Model Full Model Reduced Model Full Model

Intercept

-1.1821**
(0.2567)
-1.2499**
(0.2824)
-1.5905**
(0.2149)
-2.0139 **
(0.2527)

Age

0.1909**
(0.0142)
0.1381**
(0.0147)
0.1863**
(0.0109)
0.1648**
(0.0113)

Age Squared

-0.0028**
(0.0002)
-0.0022**
(0.0002)
-0.0028**
(0.0001)
-0.0025**
(0.0001)

Black

-0.6930**
(0.0909)
-0.4145**
(0.0958)
-0.2316**
(0.0688)
-0.1860**
(0.0688)

Hispanic

-0.2712**
(0.1417)
0.0657
(0.1584)
-0.5269**
(0.0940)
-0.2109
(0.0876)

Less than High School Graduate

  0.1372
(0.1346)
  0.0851
(0.1099)

High School Graduate

  0.6499*
(0.1247)
  0.7874**
(0.0862)

Some College

  1.0136**
(0.1132)
  1.0816**
(0.1035)

College Graduate

  1.1207**
(0.1716)
  0.8987**
(0.1097)

Graduate/Professional School

  1.2577**
(0.1497)
  1.2182**
(0.1214)

Married or Living Together As If

  0.6314**
(0.0731)
  -0.3524**
(0.0509)

Professional Occupation

  0.1610*
(0.0839)
  0.5482**
(0.0475)

Reside in Rural Area

  -0.0128
(0.0663)
  -0.0161
(0.0608)

Children Under 13 in Household

  0.0185
(0.0415)
  -0.3915**
(0.0259)

Alcohol Dependence,
Early Drinking

-0.3903**
(0.1705)
-0.2741**
(0.1795)
-0.2583*
(0.1836)
-0.2246
(0.1881)

Alcohol Dependence
Ever, Later Drinking

0.1365*
(0.0717)
0.1800**
(0.0768)
0.1192
(0.0774)
0.0905
(0.0771)

Drug Dependence Ever

-0.1326
(0.1887)
0.0616**
(0.1910)
-0.2975**
(0.1105)
-0.2502**
(0.1134)

Major Depression Ever

-0.1034
(0.0995)
0.0959
(0.1054)
-0.0083
(0.0562)
-0.0955
(0.0590)

*Indicates significance at 0.10 level.
**Indicates significance at 0.05 level


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