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Table 3 Residential relocation and frequency of health 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 Overdose Receptive Syringe Sharing Severely Food Insecure Drug Treatment
Bivariate Analysis Relocated in past 30 days (n = 427) 73 (17%) ** 67 (16%) ** 184 (47%) * 126 (30%) *
Did not relocate (n = 167) 11 (7%) 12 (7%) 51 (34%) 68 (41%)
Categorical Analysis Relocated > 9x (n = 121) 30 (21%) ** 28 (21%) ** 84 (60%) *** 35 (24%) *
Relocated 3-9x (n = 189) 24 (15%) 26 (17%) 61 (43%) 48 (31%)
Relocated < 3x (n = 117) 19 (16%) 13 (11%) 36 (33%) 43 (37%)
Did not relocate (n = 166) 11 (7%) 12 (7%) 51 (31%) 68 (41%)
  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