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Table 2 Logistic regression of having versus not having a job in the Netherlands immediately after migration (excluding migrants with a migration motive other than work or family) (n = 933)

From: Comparing the labour market position of Poles and Bulgarians before and after migration to the Netherlands

  B OR
Ethnic group
- Poles (ref.)   
- Ethnic Bulgarians −1.99*** 0.14
- Turkish Bulgarians −1.87*** 0.16
Situation in country of origin
- Unemployed (ref.)   
- Employed −0.16 0.85
- At school 0.04 1.04
- Other −0.58 0.56
Interaction migrant group * situation country of origin
- Bulgarians * Work in country of origin 0.37  
- Bulgarians * At school in country of origin −1.21~  
- Bulgarians * Other situation in country of origin 0.53  
Migration motive
- Family (ref.)   
- Work 1.22*** 3.39
Intention to stay in the Netherlands −0.03 0.97
Education level −0.14 0.87
Command of English 0.04 1.04
Attempt to learn Dutch before migration −0.18 0.83
Number of months in Netherlands
- <12 months (ref.)   
- 12–24 months 0.15 1.17
- 24–48 months 0.46* 1.59
- missing −0.11 0.89
Partner with work 0.04 1.03
Child aged under five in household −0.88*** 0.42
Man 1.15*** 3.15
Age −0.00 1.00
Intercept 0.73  
Nagelkerke R2 0.37  
  1. Source: SCIP, the Netherlands, wave 1, 2011
  2. B = Logit; OR = Odds Ratio
  3. *** = p < 0.001; * = p < 0.05; ~ = p < 0.10