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Table 3 Multivariable linear regressions on sociodemographic characteristics, intersecting identities, and intersecting experiences of discrimination and outcome of number of days of alcohol use in the past 30 days

From: Mental health and substance use among women and men at the intersections of identities and experiences of discrimination: insights from the intersectionality framework

  Women’s number of days of alcohol use Men’s number of days of alcohol use
  Model with intersecting identities Model with intersecting experiences of discrimination Model with intersecting identities Model with intersecting experiences of discrimination
  B and CI p B and CI p B and CI p B and CI p
Age 0.45 (0.33–0.58) <.001 0.44 (0.32–0.56) <.001 0.63 (0.43–0.84) <.001 0.64 (0.44–0.84) <.001
Highest parental education
 Bachelor’s degree or above Reference Reference Reference Reference
 Below a Bachelor’s degree −0.82 (−1.31 – −0.33) .001 −0.94 (−1.43 – − 0.45) <.001 −1.25 (−2.14 – − 0.35) .006 −1.27 (−2.16 – − 0.38) .005
School type
 Private college/university Reference Reference Reference Reference
 State university −0.65 (−1.25 – − 0.06) .03 − 0.92 (− 1.50 – − 0.33) .002 -0.33 (− 1.22–0.55) .46 −0.35 (− 1.23–0.54) .44
 Technical college −1.17 (− 1.82 – − 0.51) .001 −1.39 (− 2.04 – − 0.74) <.001 −2.15 (−3.58 – − 0.73) .003 −2.28 (−3.68 – − 0.89) .001
 HBCU −0.45 (− 1.35–0.44) .32 −1.75 (− 2.46 – − 1.03) <.001 −0.87 (− 3.34–1.59) .49 −1.25 (− 3.42–0.92) .26
Intersecting identities
 Being White and heterosexual Reference    Reference  
 Being White and sexual minority 1.45 (0.58–2.32) .001    0.94 (−0.51–2.38) .20   
 Being Black and heterosexual −1.39 (−2.07 – −0.72) <.001    −0.64 (−2.07–0.78) .37   
 Being Black and sexual minority 0.32 (−0.89–1.53) .61    0.54 (−2.29–3.37) .71   
Experience of discrimination
 No discrimination    Reference    Reference
 Only racial discrimination    −0.003 (−0.50–0.49) .99    0.10 (−0.83–1.03) .83
 Only sexual orientation discrimination    0.37 (−0.78–1.52) .52    1.14 (−0.74–3.01) .23
 Both racial and sexual orientation discrimination    1.65 (0.56–2.73) .003    0.50 (−1.40–2.39) .61
  Adj R2 = 0.08 Adj R2 = 0.06 Adj R2 = 0.07 Adj R2 = 0.06
  1. HBCU Historically Black Colleges/Universities, B Beta, CI Confidence Interval, p Probability Value, R2 Coefficient of Determination