Table 6 Logistic regression coefficients for probability of defined-contribution plan

  1991 to 1993 2004 to 2006
Coefficent Probability Coefficent Probability
% %
Defined-contribution plan -1.998* 11.9 -0.811* 30.8
Members (ref. 400 to 499)
3 to 49 2.373* 59.3 1.695* 70.8
50 to 99 1.267* 32.5 1.198* 59.5
100 to 199 0.857* 24.2 0.747* 48.4
200 to 299 0.488* 18.1 0.413* 40.2
300 to 399 0.205 14.3 0.234 36.0
500 to 749 -0.177 10.2 -0.358* 23.7
750 to 999 -0.265 9.4 -0.403* 22.9
1,000 to 2,499 -0.729* 6.1 -0.653* 18.8
2,500 to 4,999 -1.779* 2.2 -0.814* 16.5
5,000 to 9,999 -1.178* 4.0 -1.651* 7.9
10,000 or more -2.132* 1.6 -2.387* 3.9
Control jurisdiction (ref. Ontario)
Newfoundland 0.326* 15.8 0.233 35.9
Prince Edward Island 1.148* 29.9 0.551 43.5
Nova Scotia 0.655* 20.7 0.464* 41.4
New Brunswick 0.578* 19.5 0.402* 39.9
Quebec -0.035 11.6 -0.714* 17.9
Manitoba 0.666* 20.9 0.592* 44.5
Saskatchewan 0.709* 21.6 0.525* 42.9
Alberta 0.641* 20.5 0.752* 48.5
British Columbia 0.868* 24.4 0.419* 40.3
Other jurisdictions1 0.102 13.0 0.075 32.4
Industry sector (ref. private)
Public -0.335* 8.8 -0.476* 21.6
Women in plan (ref. 40% to 59%)
0% to 19% -0.370* 8.6 -0.384* 23.2
20% to 39% -0.090 11.3 -0.114 28.4
60% to 79% 0.020 12.2 0.235* 36.0
80% to 100% 0.364* 16.3 0.466* 41.5
Industry (ref. manufacturing)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 0.773* 22.7 0.503* 42.4
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction -0.060 11.3 0.215 35.5
Utilities -0.555 7.2 -0.544* 20.5
Construction 1.154* 30.1 0.994* 54.6
Wholesale trade 0.639* 20.4 0.628* 45.4
Retail trade 1.461* 36.9 1.277* 61.5
Transportation and warehousing 0.764* 22.6 0.381* 39.4
Information, culture, arts, entertainment and recreation 0.644* 20.5 0.302* 37.6
Finance and insurance, administrative and professional services, real estate 0.430* 17.3 0.379* 39.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance 1.370* 34.8 1.164* 58.7
Accommodation and food services 0.719* 21.8 0.477* 41.7
Other services 0.542* 18.9 0.173 34.6
Public administration 1.336* 34.0 1.155* 58.5
1. Federal, Quebec/federal, not registered by proper pension authority.
* significant difference from reference group (ref.) at the 0.05 level or better.
Source: Statistics Canada, Pension Plans in Canada Survey.
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