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Table 2 Logistic Regression Models of Disability Discrimination and Avoidance, 2015

From: Discrimination and avoidance due to disability in Australia: evidence from a National Cross Sectional Survey

  Discrimination
OR
Avoidance
OR
Age
 15–29   
 30–44 0.63 ** 0.85  
 45–59 0.46 *** 0.62 ***
 60–74 0.14 *** 0.31 ***
 75–84 0.05 *** 0.23 ***
 85+ 0.05 *** 0.19 ***
Gender
 Male   
 Female 0.99   1.32 ***
Country of Birth
 Australia   
 MESB 0.99   0.78 **
 Other 0.67 * 0.78 *
Social Marital Status
 Married   
 Separated 1.88 ** 0.91  
 Divorced 1.42 * 1.25 **
 Widowed 1.22   1.04  
 Never Married 1.29   1.08  
Region of Residence
 Major City   
 Inner Regional 1.15   0.94  
 Other 1.20   0.91  
Labour Force Status
 Employed   
 Unemployed 2.43 *** 1.46 *
 NILF 1.06   1.19 *
Education
 Degree or above   
 Certificate 0.82   0.84  
 School only 0.74 * 0.63 ***
 Undetermined 1.03   0.65 *
 Number of LTC 1.16 *** 1.12 ***
Disability Type
 Sensory & Speech 1.33 ** 1.10  
 Intellectual 1.35 ** 1.09  
 Physical 1.37 ** 1.64 ***
 Psychosocial 1.99 *** 3.74 ***
 Head Injury 0.78   0.72 *
 Other 1.81 *** 2.21 ***
  1. Notes: - comparison category; ***p < 0.001 **p < 0.05 *p < 0.1; MESB Main English Speaking Background Countries; NILF Not in the Labour Force