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Table 2 The logistic regression results of the mediating effect of mental health problem history a and intimate partner violence b to the relationship between drug dependence and fear of neighborhood

From: Perceptions of neighborhood social environment and drug dependence among incarcerated women and men: a cross-sectional analysis

Step and variable B S.E. Wald OR p Dependent
Step 1       Drug dependence
Age 0.02 0.01 2.35 1.02 0.13  
Gender −0.45 0.20 5.74 0.64 0.02  
Fear of neighborhood 0.24 0.11 4.67 1.27 0.03  
Constant −0.19 0.47 0.16 0.83 0.69  
Step 2a       Mental health problem history
Age 0.01 0.01 0.05 1.00 0.82  
Gender −1.00 0.18 31.35 0.37 < 0.001  
Fear of neighborhood 0.37 0.11 12.33 1.45 < 0.001  
Constant 0.78 0.42 3.53 2.18 0.06  
Step 3a       Drug dependence
Age 0.02 0.01 3.27 1.02 0.07  
Gender −0.24 0.20 1.51 0.78 0.22  
Mental health problem history 0.90 0.20 20.51 2.47 < 0.001  
Constant −0.71 0.47 2.29 0.49 0.13  
Step 4a       Drug dependence
Age 0.02 0.01 3.12 1.02 0.08  
Gender −0.30 0.21 2.11 0.74 0.15  
Fear of neighborhood 0.17 0.11 2.32 1.19 0.13  
Mental health problem history 0.87 0.21 17.89 2.38 < 0.001  
Constant −0.87 0.51 2.87 0.42 0.09  
Step 2b       Intimate partner violence
Age 0.01 0.01 0.25 1.01 0.62  
Gender −0.87 0.20 19.97 0.42 < 0.001  
Fear of neighborhood 0.36 0.11 11.23 1.43 0.001  
Constant −0.01 0.44 0.01 0.99 0.98  
Step 3b       Drug dependence
Age 0.01 0.01 2.14 1.02 0.14  
Gender −0.21 0.21 0.97 0.82 0.33  
Intimate partner violence 0.81 0.21 14.49 2.25 < 0.001  
Constant −0.49 0.47 1.07 0.61 0.30  
Step 4b       Drug dependence
Age 0.02 0.01 2.02 1.02 0.16  
Gender −0.24 0.21 1.24 0.79 0.27  
Fear of neighborhood 0.21 0.12 3.08 1.24 0.08  
Intimate partner violence 0.79 0.22 12.71 2.21 < 0.001  
Constant −0.75 0.51 2.17 0.47 0.14  
  1. Note: Age and gender are control variables. B s were tested through the Wald χ2 statistic with d.f. = 1. a: The tests of mediating effects caused by mental health problem history. b: The tests of mediating effects caused by intimate partner violence.