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Table 2 Multivariable Association Between Select Characteristics and Food Security Status

From: Identification of factors related to food insecurity and the implications for social determinants of health screenings

Variable Estimate (SE) OR (95% CI)
Sociodemographic Characteristics
 Education level of high school or less 0.315 (−0.137, 0.766) 1.37 (0.872, 2.151)
 Receives SNAP benefits 0.591 (0.129, 1.052) 1.805 (1.138, 2.864)
 Experienced significant changes in life in past year 0.63 (0.196, 1.064) 1.877 (1.216, 2.899)
Health Information
 Chronic disease 0.462 (0.041, 0.883) 1.587 (1.042, 2.417)
Food Shopping and Dietary Behaviors
 Store 1 shopping frequency in months 0.099 (0.032, 0.166) 1.104 (1.033, 1.18)
 Shops with own car −0.589 (−1.038, −0.14) 0.555 (0.354, 0.869)
 2010 Healthy Eating Index score −0.02 (− 0.042, 0.002) 0.98 (0.959, 1.002)
Beliefs about Food Shopping and Diet
 I have enough time to shop for fresh and healthy foods −0.265 (− 0.6, 0.07) 0.767 (0.549, 1.072)
 It is convenient for me to purchase fresh and healthy food −0.304 (− 0.605, − 0.003) 0.738 (0.546, 0.997)
 Eating a fresh and healthy diet is affordable − 0.17 (− 0.425, 0.084) 0.844 (0.654, 1.088)
 It is easy to eat a fresh and healthy diet − 0.317 (− 0.58, − 0.056) 0.728 (0.56, 0.946)
  1. Note: Boldface indicates statistical significance (p < 0.05)