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Table 2 Results of logistic regression analysis for the odds of ranking child care first for new government spending (No=0, Yes=1)

From: Public preferences for government spending in Canada

Characteristics Model 1: Unadjusted OR† Model 2: Adjusted OR‡
  Odds ratio [95% CI] P Odds ratio [95% CI] P
Sex     
Male 1.40 [1.05,1.86] .022 2.18 [1.25,3.79] .006
Female (reference)     
Age     
18 29 11.4 [5.48,23.7] .000 1.65 [.11,24.2] .715
30–44 8.12 [3.95,16.7] .000 1.05 [.08,14.4] .968
45–64 2.88 [1.38,5.98] .005 .65 [.05,9.13] .749
65+ (reference)     
Household income     
<$20-000 .48 [.27,.85] .012 .92 [.30,2.84] .889
$20,000-<$40,000 .69 [.45,1.05] .085 .72 [.28,1.85] .501
$40,000-<$60,000 .66 [.43,1.02] .061 .67 [.31,1.46] .313
$60,000-<$80,000 .92 [.57,1.49] .743 .91 [.40,2.06] .823
$80,000+ (reference)     
Educational attainment     
<High-school 1.10 [.77,1.57] .593 1.75 [.82,3.74] .151
College 1.08 [.74,1.56] .704 1.16 [.58,2.32] .672
University/Post-grad (reference)     
Parenthood     
Children <6 years of age 4.21[2.68,6.63] .000 4.73 [2.56,8.75] .000
No children <6 years of age reference     
Residence status     
Rural .97 [.66, 1.42] .867   
Urban (reference)     
  1. †Model 1 entered all variables independently.
  2. ‡ Model 2 entered variables significant (p<0.05) deemed important from model 1.