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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