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Table 4 Logistic Regression Predicting Claimants of the Child Care Expense Deduction among Families with a Child less than 6 - Stepwise

From: Correction to: Uptake of the child care expense deduction: exploring factors associated with the use of the child care expense deduction among families with a child under 12 years

  Model 1 Model 2
  Odds Ratio Odds Ratio
Intercept 0.59 0.93
Highest education in household   
 Bachelor’s degree or higher (REF) 1.00 1.00
 Less than a Bachelor’s degree 0.73* 0.72*
Adjusted family income quartiles   
 Lowest income quartile 1 0.43* 0.76
 Income quartile 2 0.72 0.90
 Income quartile 3 1.09 1.30
 Highest income quartile 4 (REF) 1.00 1.00
Family Indigenous status1   
 Lone or at least one parent Indigenous 1.24 0.89
 Lone or neither parent Indigenous (REF) 1.00 1.00
Area of residence   
 Rural 0.89 0.95
 Urban (REF) 1.00 1.00
Region   
 Atlantic 0.68* 0.78
 Quebec 1.00 1.00
 Ontario 0.51* 0.60*
 Prairie 0.51* 0.62*
 British Columbia 0.52* 0.64
Family work hours   
 Lone or both parents working 30+ hrs (REF)   1.00
 Lone or one parent working <30 hrs,
one parent working <30 or 30+ hrs
  0.63*
 At least one parent not working   0.17*
  1. Source: General Social Survey 2011 linked to T1FF
  2. *p<0.05
  3. 1Sample of Indigenous Identity distinctions (First Nations, Métis, Inuit) too small to
  4. include in analysis
  5. Note: Family work variables (family working/in school and family work schedule) were not
  6. included in the final models due to high correlation with family work hours variable
  7. Model 1: Demographic variables
  8. Model 2: Demographic variables + family work characteristics