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Table 4 Ordinary least squares regression analysis of child food insecurity

From: ‘Hunger in early life’: exploring the prevalence and correlates of child food insecurity in Canada

Variable COEF p 95% CI
Immigration status
 No Reference
 Yes  − 0.01 0.57  −0.07 0.04
Visible minority status
 No Reference    
 Yes 0.11 0.00 0.05 0.16
Living arrangement
 Couple Reference    
 Lone 0.38 0.00 0.33 0.44
 Other 0.00 0.93  −0.06 0.05
Household size
 2 Reference    
 3 0.08 0.03 0.01 0.15
 4 0.16 0.00 0.08 0.23
 5 or more 0.23 0.00 0.15 0.31
Province
 Quebec Reference    
 Newfoundland And Labrador 0.14 0.01 0.04 0.24
 Prince Edward Island 0.05 0.43 −0.07 0.18
 Nova Scotia 0.11 0.01 0.03 0.20
 New Brunswick 0.14 0.00 0.04 0.23
 Ontario 0.10 0.00 0.06 0.15
 Manitoba 0.03 0.44 −0.04 0.10
Saskatchewan 0.06 0.14 −0.02 0.13
 Alberta 0.09 0.00 0.04 0.14
 British Columbia 0.03 0.20 −0.02 0.09
 Yukon 0.07 0.26 −0.05 0.20
Household education
 More than secondary education Reference    
 Secondary education 0.08 0.00 0.03 0.13
 Less than secondary education 0.27 0.00 0.18 0.36
Household income
 More than $80 K Reference    
 60 K to 80 K 0.12 0.00 0.07 0.16
 40 K to 60 K 0.21 0.00 0.16 0.26
 20 K to 40 K 0.49 0.00 0.43 0.54
 Less than 20 K 0.71 0.00 0.63 0.78
Employment
 Yes Reference    
 No 0.05 0.01 0.01 0.09
Sense of belonging to community
 Very strong Reference    
 Somewhat strong 0.02 0.25  −0.02 0.06
 Somewhat weak 0.09 0.00 0.05 0.14
 Very weak 0.22 0.00 0.15 0.30
Self-rated physical health
 Excellent Reference    
 Very good 0.02 0.43 −0.02 0.05
 Good 0.06 0.01 0.02 0.11
 Fair 0.39 0.00 0.31 0.46
 Poor 0.59 0.00 0.46 0.72
Self-rated mental health
 Excellent Reference    
 Very good 0.04 0.03 0.00 0.08
 Good 0.10 0.00 0.06 0.15
 Fair 0.39 0.00 0.31 0.46
 Poor 0.88 0.00 0.74 1.03