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Table 4 Correlation between gender inequality scores and the corresponding overall proportion for the population

From: Measurement of gender inequality in neighbourhoods of Québec, Canada

  Overall % Spearman correlation
  Mean (SD) Median r
Demographic and household characteristics    
   Divorce 10.7 (3.9) 10.5 0.09
   Single-headed households 17.1 (10.9) 15.4 0.13
Education    
   University certification 15.5 (11.5) 13.4 -0.15
   No high school diploma 30.9 (15.4) 30.6 -0.10
Income    
   Average employment income (thousand CAD) 27.8 (11.8) 26.8 -0.40
Work and leisure    
   Labour force participation 63.2 (12.4) 63.7 0.40
   Employment rate 58.6 (12.8) 59.2 0.27
   Managerial positions 9.1 (6.9) 8.0 -0.08
   Unpaid elderly care 6.3 (4.5) 5.8 0.01*
   Unpaid child care 30.1 (12.0) 29.3 -0.13
   Unpaid housework 69.7 (10.2) 70.7 -0.40
Political participation    
   Decision-making positions 1.9 (3.1) 0.0 0.16
  1. *P = 0.2, all other correlation coefficients were statistically significant with P < 0.01