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Table 2 Crude and multivariate Cox proportional-hazards regression of predictors of 90-days residential stability (n = 359)

From: Predictors of residential stability among homeless young adults: a cohort study

  Crude HR (95 % CI)b AHRa (95 % CI)
Baseline variables
Male 0.763 (0.579 - 1.004) 0.726 (0.545–0.969)
Age at first homelessness episode (≥16 years old) 1.247 (0.979 - 1.587) -
Lifetime cumulative homelessness (≥1 year) 0.810 (0.627 - 1.047) -
Drug abuse or dependence (last 12 months) 0.761 (0.598 - 0.968) -
≥2 mental health problems (last 12 months) 1.319 (0.997 - 1.744) -
Time-dependent variables
High school or more 1.501 (1.149 - 1.962) 1.470 (1.122–1.926)
Formal sector activity (last 3 months) 1.659 (1.308 - 2.104) 1.507 (1.181–1.924)
Informal sector activity (last 3 months) 0.632 (0.461 - 0.866) 0.674 (0.488–0.931)
Consultation for emotional or nervous problems (last 3 months) 1.377 (1.085 - 1.747) 1.359 (1.069–1.727)
Injection (last 3 months) 0.665 (0.494 - 0.894) 0.692 (0.507–0.944)
  1. a AHR Adjusted Hazard Ratio
  2. bOnly the variables with p-value ≤0.20 were included in the multivariate analysis