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Table 2 Social and Behavioral Correlates of anti-HCV positive status among homeless and unstably housed biological women living in San Francisco, CA (N = 237)

From: HCV screening in a cohort of HIV infected and uninfected homeless and marginally housed women in San Francisco, California

  Unadjusted Adjusteda
OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI)
Non-white Race 0.68 (0.39–1.18)  
Age (per year increase) 1.05 (1.02–1.08) ***  
Birth cohort
After 1965 1  
1965 and earlier 2.71 (1.49–4.93) *** 3.94 (1.88–8.26) ***
Less than high school graduate (vs high school graduate) 2.48 (1.45–4.25) *** 2.56 (1.36–4.82) ***
Sexual Orientation  
Heterosexual 1
Homo-/Bi-sexual 1.49 (0.82–2.71)
Recent income (per $100 increase) 0.97 (0.93–1.01)  
Physical Health Score (per 1 point increase) 0.98 (0.96–1) *  
Mental Health Score (per 1 point increase) 1.01 (0.99–1.03)  
Current Depression 0.54 (0.32–0.91) ** 0.24 (0.12–0.48) ***
No. of psychiatric diagnoses (per 1+ increase) 1.12 (1.06–1.18) *** 1.16 (1.08–1.25) ***
Risk exposures in the past 6 months:
 Incarcerated (yes vs. no) 0.87 (0.39–1.92)  
 Slept in a public place or homeless shelter (yes vs. no) 0.83 (0.46–1.49)  
 Unmet subsistence needs (yes vs. no) 1.09 (0.65–1.8)  
 Sex for money (yes vs. no) 1.09 (0.46–2.57)  
 Sex for drugs (yes vs. no) 0.57 (0.15–1.9)  
 Heavy drinking (yes vs. no) 1.5 (0.81–2.8)  
 Injection drug use (yes vs. no) 3.11 (1.58–6.11) *** 4.0 (1.68–9.55) ***
 Crack use (yes vs. no) 1.66 (1–2.75) *  
 Cocaine use (yes vs. no) 1.2 (0.56–2.59)  
 Methamphetamine use (yes vs. no) 0.96 (0.52–1.78)  
 Heroin use (yes vs. no) 3.99 (1.71–9.33) ***  
  1. aAdjusted for birth cohort, education, current depression, number of psychiatric diagnoses, and injection drug use (each adjusted for the others)
  2. * p < .1
  3. ** p < .05
  4. *** p < .01