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Table 10 Educational attainment and cognitive and non-cognitive skills (without controlling for SES)

From: Personality, cognitive skills and life outcomes: evidence from the Polish follow-up study to PIAAC

  (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7)
Numeracy   0.440***    0.419*** 0.434*** 0.413***
Conscientiousness    − 0.122*   − 0.058   − 0.106*
Extraversion    − 0.138***   − 0.088***   − 0.086**
Agreeableness    − 0.089   − 0.090   − 0.071
Openness    0.310***   0.230***   0.232***
Neuroticism    − 0.073***   − 0.048*   − 0.030
Perseverance of effort     − 0.042   0.009 0.025
Consistency of interest     0.137***   0.078*** 0.080***
Age 0.067*** 0.058*** 0.070*** 0.061*** 0.060*** 0.054*** 0.058***
Age # age − 0.001*** − 0.001*** − 0.001*** − 0.001*** − 0.001*** − 0.001*** − 0.001***
Female 0.300*** 0.308*** 0.356*** 0.300*** 0.347*** 0.302*** 0.336***
Constant − 1.124*** − 1.090*** − 1.277*** − 1.010*** − 1.186*** − 0.996*** − 1.131***
Observations 4454 4454 4454 4454 4454 4454 4454
R 2 0.086 0.271 0.128 0.100 0.292 0.278 0.300
  1. * p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01, *** p < 0.001. Dependent variable, numeracy and non-cognitive skills are standardised