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Table 6 Socio-demographic predictors of intention to use ‘20 Hours ECE’

From: Policy translation for early childhood education and care: the Growing Up in New Zealand approach

  Not intending to use ‘20 Hours ECE’ n (row %) Intending to use ‘20 Hours ECE’ OR (95 % CI)
Ethnicity
European 3171/3474 (91) 1.00
Māori 719/825 (87) 0.81 (0.60, 1.10)
Pacific 631/823 (77) 0.47 (0.35, 0.63)****
Asian 731/860 (85) 0.70 (0.53, 0.92)*
Other 191/219 (87) 0.86 (0.53, 1.48)
Area deprivation
Low deprivation 1455/1608 (90) 1.00
Medium 2101/2336 (90) 1.12 (0.87, 1.44)
High deprivation 1899/2273 (84) 0.84 (0.64, 1.10)
Household income
Low 881/1071 (82) 0.51 (0.39, 0.68)****
Medium 1713/1919 (89) 0.79 (0.62, 1.00)
High 1691/1836 (92) 1.00
Maternal education
No formal qualifications 330/393 (84) 1.07 (0.68, 1.71)
Secondary school or trade 2862/3322 (86) 0.94 (0.76, 1.16)
University 2251/2486 (91) 1.00
Maternal age
<20 years 216/266 (81) 1.06 (0.63, 1.88)
20–29 years 2035/2359 (86) 1.00
30–39 years 2975/3322 (90) 0.98 (0.79, 1.21)
>40 years 231/272 (85) 0.60 (0.40, 0.93)*
Parity
First-child 3157/3582 (88) 0.78 (0.64, 0.96)*
Subsequent Child 2295/2630 (87) 1.00
Household structure
One parent living alone 182/208 (88) 1.51 (0.81, 3.08)
Two parents 3738/4171 (90) 1.00
Parent(s) + extended family 1246/1498 (83) 0.87 (0.69, 1.11)
Parent(s) + other adults 286/335 (85) 0.89 (0.61, 1.34)
Child care type
Centre 1840/1950 (94) 1.00
Family 390/464 (84) 0.32 (0.23, 0.43)****
Nanny 151/163 (93) 0.75 (0.42, 1.47)
Home-based 280/291 (96) 1.52 (0.85, 3.03)
  1. *p < .05, **p < .01, ***p < .001, ****p < .0001