TABLE 4

Relationship Between Housing Quality and Safety Behaviors Among 246 Residents in East Baltimore, Maryland, Distribution of Outcome Variables and Logistic Regression Analyses

Outcome Variable Frequency (%)Adjusted Odds Ratioa (95% Confidence Interval) for Number of HQ Items PassedP
Working smoke alarm202 (82)1.10 (1.03–1.17).01
Working smoke alarm on every level104 (42)1.18 (1.1–1.27).00
Safe hot water temperature152 (62)1.08 (1.02–1.14).01
  • a All models adjusted for the data set from which the sample was drawn; working smoke alarm on every level adjusted for respondent’s age; safe hot water temperature adjusted for respondent education level.