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Table 3 Mean score differences in mental health status between COD and non-drug related mental disorder categories

From: History of co-occurring disorders and current mental health status among homeless veterans

  Co-occurring Disorders
(n = 94)
One non-drug related mental disorder
(n = 27)
Two or more non-drug related mental disorders
(n = 47)
Perceived overall well-being
Mean (95%CIa) 46.0 (37.6, 54.3) 41.8 (28.7, 54.8) 40.2 (29.9, 50.5)
p-valueb Ref 0.55 0.31
Physical component summary score (PCS)
Mean (95%CI) 41.6 (38.5, 44.7) 40.9 (33.8, 45.9) 41.1 (37.3, 44.9)
p-value Ref 0.77 0.81
Mental component summary score (MCS)
Mean (95%CI) 39.9 (36.7, 43.2) 40.5 (35.3, 45.9) 37.4 (33.3, 41.4)
p-value Ref 0.82 0.28
Empowerment
Mean (95%CI) 2.9 (2.8, 2.9) 2.9 (2.7, 3.0) 2.9 (2.8, 3.0)
p-value Ref 0.92 0.52
  1. a95%CI = 95% confidence intervals. bp values were based on generalized linear model test adjusting for age, race, & service in war zone; multiple comparisons were made with Co-occurring disorders as a reference group