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Table 5 Logistic regression with dependent variable nationality (N = 6255)

From: Immigrant citizenship status in Europe: the role of individual characteristics and national policies

  Odds ratios Significance
Demographic variables
 Age 1.008  
 Female (ref. cat. = male) 1.247 **
 Marital status (ref. cat. = legally married or civil union)
  - Legally separated, divorced, dissolved civil union 0.938  
  - Living with partner 0.501 ***
  - Single 0.776 **
  - Widowed, civil partner deceased 1.099  
 Area of origin (ref. cat. = Asia)
  - Eastern Europe 1.402 *
  - Latin America 1.676 ***
  - Middle East 1.013  
  - North Africa 1.309  
  - Sub-Saharan Africa 1.824 ***
 Former colony 1.040 *
Human capital variables
 Current economic situation (ref. cat. = in paid work)
  - Homemaker or other 0.732 *
  - In education 0.857  
  - Retired, sick, disabled 0.558 **
  - Unemployed 0.920  
 Perceived financial well-being (ref. cat. = comfortable)
  - Sufficient 0.726 **
  - Difficult 0.751 *
  - Very difficult 0.519 ***
 Educational attainment (in years) 1.062 ***
Immigration variables
 Years since migration 1.091 ***
 1.5 generation (ref. cat. = first generation) 1.649 ***
 Status on entry (ref. cat. = work or study)
  - Family reunion 1.530 ***
  - Permanent-long term 1.101  
  - Humanitarian 1.299 *
  - Other legal status 0.838  
  - Other illegal status 0.669 **
National citizenship policies
 8 or 10 years of residence required for naturalisation (ref. cat. = 5 or 6 years) 0.125 ***
 Toleration of dual citizenship 1.014  
 Naturalisation rate 1.386 ***
 Proportion of foreign citizens 2.617 ***
  1. Significance: *p < 0.10, **p < 0.05, ***p < 0.01
  2. Source: Own elaboration of ICS data