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Table 2 Odds ratios and significance from the logistic regression models dependent variable plan for the future (baseline ‘migrants with future plan’)

From: Intentions on desired length of stay among immigrants in Italy

  All Female Male
Age 0.999 0.975 1.033
Age squared 0.999 1.000 0.999
Years since migration 1.040** 1.017 1.067**
Years since migration squared 0.999* 0.999 0.998*
Female (ref male) 1.175**   
Citizenship (ref Senegalese)    
 Romanian 0.920 0.975 1.154
 Albanian 0.869 1.068 0.855
 Chinese 0.638** 0.945 0.487***
 Filipino 1.070 1.357 1.025
 Moroccan 1.008 1.539 0.894
 Ukrainian 0.825 0.942 0.978
 Tunisian 0.797 1.291 0.733
 Polish 0.725 0.747 1.098
 Other 0.857 0.981 0.889
Degree (ref other) 0.875* 0.989 0.824
Children (ref all children in Italy)    
 No children 1.159* 1.240* 1.042
 At least one child abroad 1.178* 1.154 1.240
Partner (ref partner in Italy)    
 Partner abroad 1.144 1.244 1.089
 No partner 1.224** 1.150 1.497***
Legal status (ref regular and resident)   
 Regular but not resident 0.948 0.955 0.925
 Undocumented 1.128 1.161 1.132
Friendship (ref all foreigners)    
 More foreigners than Italians 0.839* 0.914 0.789*
 Italian and foreigners equally 0.840* 0.849 0.837
 More Italians than foreigners 0.763** 0.866 0.668**
Proficiency in Italian 1.015 1.012 1.037
High degree of approval for the Italian lifestyle 0.780*** 0.838* 0.722***
Frequent use of Italian at home (ref other) 0.888 0.903 0.923
Professional status (ref stably employed)   
 Unstably or irregularly employed 0.974 0.969 0.999
 Non-active 0.985 0.965 0.850
Homeownership (ref other) 0.864 0.728** 1.078
Bank account owner 1.092 1.104 1.089
Remitting (ref never)    
 Every month 0.795** 0.755* 0.837
 Sometimes/in case of need 0.970 0.989 0.944
Loyalties (ref higher attachment to the origin country)   
 No attachment 0.985 0.884 1.072
 Higher attachment to Italy 0.370*** 0.278*** 0.497***
 High attachment to both country 0.704*** 0.665*** 0.727***
Feeling very well in Italy (ref other) 0.577*** 0.586*** 0.573***
Ability to save (ref save every month)   
 Spending all the income 1.172* 1.178 1.191
 Difficulty in making ends meet 1.141* 1.174 1.139
Number 8936 4342 4594
  1. Source: elaboration on ISMU data
  2. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01 and ***p < 0.001