Census Bureau

Appendix 1. Logistic Regression Results Predicting Reported Registration Among All Citizens and Naturalized Citizens: November 1996

Characteristics All Citizens All Citizens All Citizens All Naturalized Citizens
Model 1: Base Model Model 2: Includes Nativity Status Model 3: Includes Region of Origin Model 4: Includes Year of Entry
and Region of Origion
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Nativity Status                        
  Naturalized       -0.4371 0.0555 0.65            
Duration in the U.S.                        
  11 to 25 years                   0.4741 0.1680 1.61
  26 to 45 years                   0.9202 0.2011 2.51
  46 to 65 years                   1.2914 0.3275 3.64
  66 years or more                   1.5404 0.4307 4.67
Region of Origin                        
  Europe             -0.2921 0.0883 0.75 -0.1735 0.3607 0.84
  Asia             -0.5632 0.0987 0.57 -0.1101 0.4002 0.90
  Latin America             -0.2880 0.0869 0.75 0.2688 0.4467 1.31
  Other North America             -0.2160 0.2458 0.81 (R) (R) (R)
  Other Regions             -0.4581 0.2249 0.63 -0.3402 0.4556 0.71
Sex                        
  Female 0.2063 0.0229 1.23 0.2071 0.0229 1.23 0.2067 0.0229 1.23 0.0603 0.1175 1.06
Age                        
  18 to 99 0.0260 0.0010 1.03 0.0266 0.0010 1.03 0.0264 0.0010 1.03 0.0201 0.0057 1.02
Race                        
  Black, not Hispanic 0.3867 0.0374 1.47 0.3907 0.0374 1.48 0.3875 0.0374 1.47 0.2422 0.3423 1.27
  Hispanic, regardless of race -0.1005 0.0446 0.90 -0.0226 0.0456 0.98 -0.0475 0.0446 0.95 -0.1118 0.3033 0.89
  Other race, not Hispanic -0.6296 0.0615 0.53 -0.4575 0.0654 0.63 -0.3953 0.0615 0.67 -0.2026 0.2223 0.82
Marital Status                        
  Married 0.2348 0.0328 1.27 0.2417 0.0328 1.27 0.2423 0.0328 1.27 -0.0106 0.1910 0.99
  Widowed, divorced, separated -0.1006 0.0390 0.90 -0.1015 0.0390 0.90 -0.1002 0.0390 0.91 -0.2781 0.2337 0.76
Presence of Related Kids -0.1141 0.0261 0.89 -0.1103 0.0261 0.90 -0.1096 0.0261 0.90 -0.2339 0.1325 0.79
Education                        
  At least some college 1.0555 0.0254 2.87 1.0597 0.0254 2.89 1.0618 0.0254 2.89 0.8534 0.1309 2.35
Employment Status                        
  Employed 0.1551 0.0289 1.17 0.1581 0.0289 1.17 0.1580 0.0289 1.17 0.0272 0.1505 1.03
  Not employed 0.1073 0.0595 1.11 0.1104 0.0595 1.12 0.1079 0.0595 1.11 0.3226 0.3302 1.38
Occupation                        
  Professional 0.4047 0.0359 1.50 0.4035 0.0359 1.50 0.4028 0.0359 1.50 0.2128 0.1662 1.24
Income 0.1147 0.0077 1.12 0.1156 0.0077 1.12 0.1156 0.0077 1.12 0.1085 0.0381 1.12
Dummy for Income -0.1327 0.0399 0.88 -0.1319 0.0399 0.88 -0.1331 0.0399 0.88 -0.7678 0.1879 0.46
Tenure                        
  Owns 0.2894 0.0282 1.34 0.2887 0.0282 1.34 0.2883 0.0282 1.33 0.0647 0.1401 1.07
Length of Time at Address                        
  1 to 4 years 0.2498 0.0317 1.28 0.2502 0.0317 1.28 0.2491 0.0317 1.28 0.2184 0.1694 1.24
  5 or more years 0.6686 0.0335 1.95 0.6663 0.0335 1.95 0.6653 0.0335 1.95 0.3896 0.1728 1.48
Metropolitan Status                        
  Suburb -0.1579 0.0277 0.85 -0.1612 0.0277 0.85 -0.1617 0.0277 -5.838458 -0.1164 0.1207 0.89
  Nonmetropolitan -0.0581 0.0334 0.94 -0.073 0.0334 0.93 -0.0739 0.0334 0.93 -0.1234 0.2556 0.88
Region                        
  Northeast -0.0136 0.0317 0.99 0.00153 0.0318 1.00 -0.0034 0.0317 1.00 0.1914 0.1603 1.21
  Midwest 0.1782 0.0296 1.20 0.1794 0.0296 1.20 0.1776 0.0296 1.19 0.3049 0.2055 1.36
  West 0.0765 0.0319 1.08 0.0800 0.0319 1.08 0.0787 0.0319 1.08 0.1202 0.1501 1.13
                         
Intercept -1.7862 0.0626 . -1.8134 0.0627 . -1.8020 0.0627 . -1.7926 0.5098 .

R = Omitted Category

Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Current Population Survey (CPS).

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division,
Fertility & Family Statistics Branch
Authors: Loretta E. Bass and Lynne M. Casper
Last Revised: October 31, 2011 at 10:03:04 PM