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Table 4 Differences in Contact with a Mental Health Professional by Participant Characteristics

From: Association between food insecurity and access to a mental health professional: cross-sectional analysis of NHANES 2007–2014

   Predicted Proportion (95% CI) Adjusted difference (95% CI) p-value
Insurance
None Food secure 5.47% (4.34, 6.60%) Ref  
Food insecure 7.01% (5.18, 8.83%) 1.72% (−0.39, 3.84%) 0.11
Private Food secure 6.77% (5.72, 7.82%) Ref  
Food insecure 7.62% (5.54, 9.70%) 0.86% (−1.41, 3.12%) 0.45
Public, not Medicare Food secure 12.45% (10.72, 14.17%) Ref  
Food insecure 14.23% (11.00, 17.47%) 1.94% (−2.08, 5.96%) 0.34
Medicare Food secure 7.32% (5.02, 9.62%) Ref  
Food insecure 19.52% (10.87, 28.17%) 8.35% (2.69, 14.00%) 0.004
Diabetes
No Food secure 7.90% (7.15, 8.66%) Ref  
Food insecure 9.51% (8.02, 10.10%) 1.62% (0.00, 3.23%) 0.05
Yes Food secure 5.65% (4.48, 6.82%) Ref  
Food insecure 10.21% (7.75, 12.67%) 4.30% (1.85, 6.75%) 0.001
Hypertension
No Food secure 7.59% (6.76, 8.41%) Ref  
Food insecure 8.45% (6.82, 10.07%) 0.14% (−1.26, 1.55%) 0.84
Yes Food secure 7.74% (6.49, 8.98%) Ref  
Food insecure 12.00% (9.54, 14.47%) 4.52% (1.27, 7.77%) 0.007