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Table 6 Logistic regression estimates predicting the probability of having a professional/managerial occupation among post-1991 Eastern European immigrants with an associate’s degree or higher, 2006–2009 ACS

From: Segmented socioeconomic adaptation of New Eastern European professionals in the United States

Predictor Model 1 Model 2 Model 3 Model 4
B Odds ratio B Odds ratio B Odds ratio B Odds ratio
Length of stay .067*** (.009) 1.069 .068*** (.009) 1.071 .066*** (.009) 1.069 .065*** (.010) 1.068
Age −.025*** (.005) .975 −.027*** (.004) .973 −.025*** (.005) .975 −.026*** (.005) .974
Male −.013 (.059) .987 −.005 (.056) .995 −.011 (.053) .989 .002 (.057) 1.002
Married, spouse present .101** (.030) 1.107 .094** (.029) 1.098 .102** (.030) 1.108 .104** (.034) 1.110
U.S. Region (ref. = Northeast)
 Midwest −.113* (.077) .893 −.061* (.073) .941 −.113 (.076) .893 −.085 (.072) .918
 West .165 (.095) 1.179 .111 (.085) 1.118 .166 (.091) 1.181 .158 (.097) 1.171
 South .083 (.090) 1.087 .058 (.074) 1.059 .085 (.084) 1.089 .091 (.088) 1.095
Survey year (ref. = 2006)
 Survey year 2007 −.048 (.080) .954 −.059 (.080) .943 −.048 (.080) .953 −.055 (.079) .946
 Survey year 2008 .215* (.097) 1.240 .206* (.096) 1.228 .214* (.098) 1.239 .209* (.098) 1.233
 Survey year 2009 .171* (.070) 1.186 .166* (.070) 1.180 .171* (.070) 1.186 .168* (.069) 1.183
English proficiency .528*** (.065) 1.695 .522*** (.064) 1.686 .528*** (.063) 1.696 .535*** (.065) 1.707
Education .807*** (.032) 2.241 .785*** (.030) 2.193 .806*** (.028) 2.240 .793*** (.028) 2.210
Self-employment −.358*** (.045) .699 −.357*** (.046) .700 −.361*** (.052) .697 −.365*** (.046) .694
Country of origin (ref. = Ukraine)
 Belarus    .168*** (.015) 1.183     
 Bosnia/Herzegovina    −.202*** (.035) .817     
 Bulgaria    .048 (.032) 1.049     
 Poland    −.265*** (.021) .767     
 Romania    .371*** (.034) 1.450     
 Russia    .241*** (.006) 1.273     
 Other    −.046 (.115) .956     
GDP per capita <$5000      −.023 (.148) .977   
Personal freedom (ref. = free countries)
 Partly free        −.074 (.157) .928
 Not free        .234 (.145) 1.263
Constant −12.251***   −11.911***   −12.234***   −12.112***  
-2log likelihood 365,680.07   363,335.35   365,672.02   364,734.34  
Model χ2 71,604.04***   73,948.76***   71,612.09***   72,549.77***  
Pseudo R2 .27   .28   .27   .27  
Degrees of freedom 13   20   14   15  
N
N before weighting
322,201
14,570
  322,201
14,570
  322,201
14,570
  322,201
14,570
 
  1. *p < .05 **p < .01 ***p < .001 (two-tailed test)