Table 3 The effect of social connectedness by demography.

The effect of social connectedness by demography.. The dependent variable is Social distancing. Restrictions is the number of the five restriction types currently adopted in the county. SCI China and SCI Italy are the SCI values between the county and China and Italy, respectively. Age is the median age of the county population. Education is the share of county population having a bachelor’s degree or higher. N cases is the current number of confirmed cases in the county. Heteroscedasticity-consistent SEs, double-clustered by county and day, are shown in parentheses. Significance levels: *0.1, **0.05, and ***0.01.

AgeEducation
(1)(2)(3)(4)
Restr. × ln(SCI
China) × ln(Age)
0.0042***
(0.0014)
Restr. × ln(SCI
Italy) × ln(Age)
0.0041***
(0.0014)
Restr. × ln(Age)−0.0242**
(0.0097)
−0.0253**
(0.0100)
Restr. × ln
(SCI China) ×
Edu.
−0.0037**
(0.0017)
Restr. × ln
(SCI Italy) × Edu.
−0.0018
(0.0018)
Restr. × Education0.0770***
(0.0150)
0.0624***
(0.0155)
Restr. × ln
(SCI China)
−0.0106**
(0.0051)
0.0044***
(0.0006)
Restr. × ln
(SCI Italy)
−0.0099*
(0.0051)
0.0044***
(0.0006)
Restrictions (0–5)0.0646*
(0.0358)
0.0655*
(0.0369)
−0.0335***
(0.0050)
−0.0336***
(0.0053)
ln(N cases)0.0125***
(0.0009)
0.0117***
(0.0009)
0.0104***
(0.0009)
0.0094***
(0.0010)
State-Day FEYesYesYesYes
County FEYesYesYesYes
N184,766184,766184,766184,766
R20.7560.7560.7580.758