reference woman

reference woman

An idealized female, used in research models, described the same as reference man, except in weight (66 kg) and caloric intake (2000 kcal/day).
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The reference woman has the mean attributes for continuous ones (like age) and the modal attributes for categorical ones (cf.
The reference woman can expect to remain a single parent for 7.7 years on average, but because of the skewness of the duration distribution, half of women with her characteristics would remain so for 5.3 years or less, and a quarter remain single parents for 2.2 years or less.
(8)According to the estimates in table 4, the reference woman (aged 20, not employed) has a median duration of 33.4 months, while a mother continously employed has a median duration of 17.7 months.