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Table 5 Results of logistic regression analysis for the odds of ranking home 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 .791 [.57, 1.11] .169 .93 [.62,1.39] .71
Female (reference)     
Age     
18 29 .20 [.11, .68] .000 .21 [.09,.46] .000
30–44 .31 [.19, .51] .000 .35 [.19,.65] .001
45–64 .49 [.32, .77] .002 .56 [.32,.98] .041
65+ (reference)     
Household income     
<$20-000 .87 [.44, 1.74] .693 .87 [.39,1.91] .721
$20,000-<$40,000 1.36 [.82, 2.25] .237 1.36 [.74.2.50] .321
$40,000-<$60,000 1.60 [.97, 2.64] .064 1.86 [1.08.3.22] .026
$60,000-<$80,000 .73 [.37, 1.44] .365 .71 [ .33,.1.51] .374
$80,000+ (reference)     
Educational attainment     
<High-school .76 [.51, 1.14] .184 .60 [.36,.98] .041
College .63 [.41, .98] .041 .57 [.34,.97] .036
University/Post-grad (reference)     
Residence status     
Rural 1.21 [.79, 1.86] .37  
Urban (reference)     
  1. †Model 1 entered all variables independently.
  2. ‡ Model 2 entered variables significant (p<0.05) deemed important from model 1.