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Table 2 Residential relocation and frequency of violence outcomes among PWID in Los Angeles and San Francisco (N = 594)a

From: Health risk associated with residential relocation among people who inject drugs in Los Angeles and San Francisco, CA: a cross sectional study

  Residential Relocation Status Having Belongings Stolen Experiencing Physical Assault Experiencing Weaponized Assault Experiencing Sexual Assault
Bivariate Analysis Relocated in past 30 days (n = 427) 327 (77%) *** 167 (40%) ** 93 (23%) * 18 (78%)
Did not relocate (n = 167) 91 (56%) 255 (23%) 21 (13%) 403 (71%)
Categorical Analysis Relocated > 9x (n = 121) 127 (87%) *** 76 (52%) *** 49 (34%) *** 8 (6%)
Relocated 3-9x (n = 189) 129 (83%) 64 (41%) 30 (19%) 7 (4%)
Relocated < 3x (n = 117) 68 (59%) 26 (22%) 13 (11%) 3 (3%)
Did not relocate (n = 167) 91 (54%) 39 (23%) 21 (13%) 5 (3%)
  1. *= χ2 test between residential relocation and outcome significant at p < 0.05
  2. **= χ2 test between residential relocation and outcome significant at p < 0.01
  3. ***= χ2 test between residential relocation and outcome significant at p < 0.001
  4. a fewer than 601 individuals responded to this question