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Table 3 The logistic regression results of the mediating effect of mental health problem history to the relationship between drug dependence and social capital

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 2.95 1.02 0.09  
Gender −0.41 0.19 4.73 0.66 0.03  
Social capital −0.43 0.20 4.51 0.65 0.03  
Constant 1.16 0.65 3.22 3.20 0.07  
Step 2       Mental health problem history
Age 0.01 0.01 0.11 1.00 0.74  
Gender −1.08 0.17 38.75 0.34 < 0.001  
Social capital −0.41 0.19 4.85 0.66 0.03  
Constant 2.50 0.59 18.22 12.23 < 0.001  
Step 3       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 4       Drug dependence
Age 0.02 0.01 3.79 1.02 0.05  
Gender −0.24 0.20 1.40 0.79 0.24  
Social capital −0.38 0.21 3.32 0.68 0.07  
Mental health problem history 0.85 0.20 17.95 2.34 < 0.001  
Constant 0.22 0.69 0.10 1.24 0.75  
  1. Note: Age and gender are control variables. B s were tested through the Wald χ2 statistic with d.f. = 1.