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Table 4 Multivariate Logistic Regression of Factors Associated with Housing Insecurity, 2019

From: A cross sectional assessment of basic needs insecurity prevalence and associated factors among college students enrolled at a large, public university in the Southeastern U.S

Variable (reference categorya) B P value Odds Ratio 95% CI
Year in school (Sophomore)
Junior 0.91 < 0.01 2.48 1.85–3.31
Senior 1.49 < 0.01 4.45 3.31–5.97
Masters 1.24 < 0.01 3.44 2.42–4.88
PhD or EdD 1.83 < 0.01 6.25 4.16–9.39
Previous Food Security Status (Previously Food Secure)
Previously Food Insecure 0.71 < 0.01 2.03 1.53–2.68
Student monthly income −0.14 < 0.01 0.87 0.80–0.93
Family financial support (Yes)
No 0.53 < 0.01 1.70 1.34–2.15
Employment status (Employed)
Unemployed 0.42 < 0.01 1.53 1.22–1.92
Gender (Male)
Female .31 < 0.01 1.36 1.11–1.67
Race (Caucasian/white)
Non-white 0.10 0.46 1.10 0.85–1.42
Ethnicity (Non-Hispanic or Latino)
Hispanic −0.06 0.79 0.94 0.61–1.46
Marital Status (Single)
Partnered 0.30 0.04 1.35 1.02–1.79
Residence (On-campus)
Off-campus 0.68 < 0.01 1.98 1.52–2.57
First Generation Student Status (Yes)
No −0.01 0.95 0.99 0.78–1.26
Age −0.08 < 0.01 0.93 0.91–0.95
  1. α, p < 0.05, significant values are bolded.
  2. aReference category included for categorical variables