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Table A.2 Model predicting the log of 2005 annual earnings from employment for immigrants who arrived before January 1, 2005, showing the interaction between language at work and education

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  Model 7
unstandardized regression coefficients
Intercept 5.939
Use of non-official language at work (No)†
Yes -0.137
Highest level of education (Less than university)†
University 0.346
Age in years 0.150
Age in years squared -0.002
Gender (Women)†
Men 0.382
Time in Canada
Years in Canada 0.033
Years in Canada squared 0.000
Marital status (Single, divorced or other)†
Married or common-law 0.121
Location of study where highest certificate obtained (Other)†
Canada 0.248
United Kingdom 0.213
United States 0.237
Europe elsewhere 0.237
Australia/New-Zealand 0.394
Official language ability (English and/or French)†
None -0.173
Interaction between non-official language at work and education
Yes multiplied by University -0.162
Adjusted R squared 0.220
† Reference group.
R squared is a statistical measure of how well a regression line approximates real data points. It ranges between 0 and 1.
All variables are significant at p < 0.01.
Source: Statistics Canada, Census, 2006.