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Table 1 Participant characteristics at baseline

From: Housing Instability and HIV Risk: Expanding our Understanding of the Impact of Eviction and Other Landlord-Related Forced Moves

  All participants (N = 360) Forced move (N = 77) Not forced move (N = 283) Test statistic Difference between groups
N % N % N % P-value
Age         
 Years (mean, SD) 44.02 (11.54)   41.99 (12.33)   44.57 (11.27)   t(358) = 1.75 0.08
Gender         
 Male 250 69 48 62 202 71 χ(1)2 = 2.33 0.13
 Female 110 31 29 38 81 29   
Race         
 Black 225 63 51 66 174 61 χ(2)2 = 1.14 0.56
 White 101 28 21 27 80 28   
 Other 34 9 5 6 29 10   
Education         
 Less than HS 81 23 12 16 69 24 χ(2)2 = 3.78 0.15
 HS 174 48 44 57 130 46   
 More than HS 105 29 21 27 84 30   
Individual income past month         
 Dollars (mean, SD) 889.51 (5302.10)   751.10 (2499.40)   927.20 (5839.40)   t(358) = 0.39 0.70
Worked in past 6 months         
 Yes 181 50 40 52 141 50 χ(1)2 = 0.11 0.74
 No 179 50 37 48 142 50   
Recent drug use (30 days)         
 Yes 99 28 27 35 72 25 χ(1)2 = 2.81 0.09
 No 261 73 50 65 211 75   
Recent injection drug use (30 days)         
 Yes 13 4 5 6 8 3 χ(1)2 = 2.34 0.13
 No 347 96 72 94 275 97   
Recent heavy alcohol use (30 days)         
 Yes 38 11 12 16 26 9 χ(1)2 = 2.62 0.11
 No 322 89 65 84 257 91   
Recent incarceration (past 2 years)         
 Yes 197 55 44 57 153 54 χ(1)2 = 0.23 0.63
 No 163 45 33 43 130 46   
Have a mental health diagnosis         
 Yes 196 54 51 66 145 51 χ(1)2 = 5.49 0.02
 No 164 46 26 34 138 49   
Currently receiving housing assistance         
 Yes 63 18 12 16 51 18 χ(1)2 = 0.25 0.62
 No 297 83 65 84 232 82   
Recent homelessness (past 6 months)         
 Yes 121 34 38 49 83 29 χ(1)2 = 10.87 0.001
 No 239 66 39 51 200 71