Public confidence in Canadian institutions
Table 6 Factors associated with confidence in institutions, logistic regressions, 2013

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Table summary
This table displays the results of Factors associated with confidence in institutions. The information is grouped by Socio-demographic or economic characteristic (appearing as row headers), Police, School system, Banks, Justice system and courts, Media, Federal Parliament and Major corporations, calculated using predicted probabilities units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Socio-demographic or economic characteristic Police School system Banks Justice system and courts Media Federal Parliament Major corporations
predicted probabilitiesNote 1
Sex  
MaleNote  0.74 0.60 0.56 0.56 0.40 0.35 0.28
Female 0.79Note ** 0.62Note * 0.62Note ** 0.58 0.40 0.38Note ** 0.31Note **
Age group  
15 to 24 yearsNote  0.76 0.63 0.67 0.63 0.32 0.49 0.31
25 to 34 years 0.72 0.60 0.50Note ** 0.52Note ** 0.36Note * 0.34Note ** 0.24Note **
35 to 44 years 0.77 0.60 0.52Note ** 0.56Note ** 0.40Note ** 0.34Note ** 0.27
45 to 54 years 0.75 0.57Note ** 0.56Note ** 0.57Note ** 0.41Note ** 0.34Note ** 0.27
55 to 64 years 0.76 0.60 0.58Note ** 0.56Note ** 0.43Note ** 0.34Note ** 0.30
65 to 74 years 0.79 0.64 0.67 0.58Note * 0.45Note ** 0.37Note ** 0.34
75 years and older 0.85Note ** 0.74Note ** 0.79Note ** 0.65 0.56Note ** 0.42Note ** 0.45Note **
Marital status  
Married/common lawNote  0.78 0.62 0.59 0.59 0.40 0.38 0.30
Not married or in a common-law relationship 0.73Note ** 0.60Note * 0.58 0.55Note ** 0.41 0.35Note * 0.28
Level of education  
University degreeNote  0.79 0.65 0.59 0.66 0.41 0.38 0.28
Less than university degree 0.75Note ** 0.59Note ** 0.59 0.54Note ** 0.40 0.36 0.30
Main activity in the last 12 months  
Working at a paid job or businessNote  0.76 0.60 0.58 0.56 0.40 0.35 0.28
Other 0.77 0.62 0.60 0.60Note ** 0.41 0.39Note ** 0.31Note *
Household income  
$80,000 or moreNote  0.78 0.63 0.60 0.59 0.41 0.37 0.31
Less than $80,000 0.74Note ** 0.59Note ** 0.57Note ** 0.55Note ** 0.40 0.37 0.28Note **
Visible minority  
Visible minorityNote  0.71 0.66 0.65 0.60 0.44 0.46 0.36
Non-visible minority 0.77Note ** 0.60Note ** 0.58Note ** 0.57Note * 0.39Note ** 0.35Note ** 0.28Note **
Aboriginal identity  
AboriginalNote  0.72 0.58 0.59 0.52 0.37 0.35 0.27
Non-Aboriginal 0.76 0.61 0.59 0.57Note * 0.40 0.37 0.29
Immigrant status  
Non-immigrantNote  0.75 0.60 0.58 0.55 0.40 0.35 0.29
Longer-term immigrant (immigrated before 2000) 0.76 0.64Note ** 0.58 0.63Note ** 0.40 0.41Note ** 0.27
Recent immigrant (2000 or since) 0.83Note ** 0.69Note ** 0.64Note * 0.70Note ** 0.47Note ** 0.51Note ** 0.37Note **
Immigrant, length of time in Canada unknown 0.79 0.64 0.62 0.62 0.37 0.38 0.37
Mother tongue  
Official language (along with non-official)Note  0.75 0.60 0.58 0.56 0.39 0.35 0.28
Non-official language only 0.79Note ** 0.66Note ** 0.64Note ** 0.65Note ** 0.46Note ** 0.43Note ** 0.34Note **
Province of residence  
Newfoundland and Labrador 0.84Note ** 0.73Note ** 0.67Note ** 0.62 0.51Note ** 0.40 0.41Note **
Prince Edward Island 0.74 0.67 0.58 0.63 0.42 0.28Note ** 0.34
Nova Scotia 0.78 0.59 0.63 0.60 0.44Note * 0.31Note ** 0.29
New Brunswick 0.80 0.69Note ** 0.63 0.65 0.49Note ** 0.35 0.35Note **
Quebec 0.74Note ** 0.61 0.54Note ** 0.54Note ** 0.43Note ** 0.39Note * 0.27
OntarioNote  0.77 0.61 0.60 0.62 0.39 0.37 0.29
Manitoba 0.78 0.65Note * 0.63 0.51Note ** 0.40 0.37 0.36Note **
Saskatchewan 0.79 0.66Note * 0.64Note * 0.61 0.43 0.38 0.33
Alberta 0.78 0.63 0.61 0.57Note ** 0.36 0.38 0.30
British Columbia 0.73Note ** 0.57Note * 0.57 0.49Note ** 0.38 0.32Note ** 0.28
Total 0.76 0.61 0.59 0.57 0.40 0.37 0.29
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