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Table 5 Pairings between guest–host genders (F = female; M = male) in Airbnb. Values in brackets represent 95% confidence level intervals obtained from the rewiring analysis, while the values to their right denote the corresponding empirically observed frequencies. Upward green (downward red) arrows highlight over-expressed (under-expressed) values

From: Offline biases in online platforms: a study of diversity and homophily in Airbnb

City FF FF FM FM MF MF MM MM
Full property rental
AMS [29.39; 29.44]% 30.23% [23.98; 24.03]% 23.19% [25.61; 25.65]% 24.82% [20.93; 20.97]% 21.76%
CHI [33.57; 33.66]% 34.81% [25.04; 25.13]% 23.89% [23.60; 23.69]% 22.45% [17.61; 17.70]% 18.84%
DUB [35.17; 35.40]% 37.80% [25.29; 25.52]% 22.88% [22.85; 23.08]% 20.44% [16.23; 16.46]% 18.87%
HK [33.24; 33.33]% 33.79% [24.51; 24.61]% 24.06% [24.16; 24.27]% 23.72% [17.89; 17.99]% 18.44%
NAS [41.29; 41.49]% 41.78% [22.60; 22.80]% 22.32% [23.14; 23.34]% 22.86% [12.56; 12.76]% 13.05%
Shared property rental
AMS [28.55; 28.62]% 29.27% [20.65; 20.72]% 20.00% [29.38; 29.44]% 28.72% [21.28; 21.34]% 22.01%
CHI [31.50; 31.58]% 32.91% [24.64; 24.72]% 23.32% [24.53; 24.61]% 23.21% [19.16; 19.24]% 20.57%
DUB [30.88; 31.47]% 29.59% [26.59; 26.85]% 28.14% [22.68; 22.94]% 24.24% [19.32; 19.59]% 18.03%
HK [33.25; 33.37]% 33.89% [23.96; 24.07]% 23.44% [24.79; 24.91]% 24.28% [17.77; 17.88]% 18.40%
NAS [42.33; 42.60]% 42.55% [30.91; 31.18]% 30.96% [15.27; 15.54]% 15.32% [10.95; 11.22]% 11.17%
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