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Table 2  Predicted probability, for seniors, of not having left the house the previous day, Canada, 2005
Variable Predicted probability
percentage
Access to transportation
Has a driver’s licence and a vehicle1
19
Has a vehicle but no licence
32
Access to public transportation
32
No access to transportation
49
Sex
Male
n. s.
Female1
24
Age
65 to 74 years1
19
75 to 84 years
28
85 years and older
35
Perceived health
Excellent or very good
n. s.
Good, fair or poor1
22
Activity limitations for transportation or leisure
Yes, often
36
Yes, sometimes
n. s.
No1
21
Living arrangements
Lives alone1
21
Lives with spouse only
n. s.
Lives with spouse and other people
36
Other arrangement
n. s.
Total number of people considered close
0 to 4 people1
27
5 to 9 people
n. s.
10 to 20 people
n. s.
More than 20 people
21
Highest level of education
Did not graduate from high school1
28
High school graduation
n. s.
College or trade school diploma
n. s.
University degree
14
Household income
Less than $20,0001
26
$20,000 - $39,999
n. s.
$40,000 or more
n. s.
Owns residence
Yes
26
No1
15
Born in Canada
Yes
n. s.
No1
23
Region of residence
Atlantic
n.s.
Quebec
n.s.
Ontario1
22
Prairies
n.s.
British Columbia
n.s.
1. Reference category.
Source: Statistics Canada, General Social Survey on time use, 2005.
Table source: Statistics Canada, 2006, "Seniors' access to transportation, Canadian Social Trends, cat. no. 11-008-XWE.