TABLE 3

Survey-Adjusted Means, SE, and Percentages for African American and American Indian Heterosexual and LGBTQ Youth in Unstable Housing, Stable Housing, and Foster Care

HeterosexualLGBTQ
Stable Housing Unstable Housing Foster Care Stable Housing Unstable Housing Foster Care
African American, n18 8108342103353540121
 School functioning, mean (SE)
  Grades past 12 mo3.54 (0.03)4.12 (0.09)4.43 (0.15)3.77 (0.04)4.62 (0.12)4.84 (0.15)
  Absenteeism past 12 mo1.89 (0.02)2.94 (0.07)2.95 (0.14)2.29 (0.03)3.83 (0.09)3.77 (0.18)
  Perceived school safety3.58 (0.02)3.27 (0.04)3.52 (0.08)3.33 (0.02)2.76 (0.06)3.00 (0.11)
  School climate (standardized)−0.06 (0.01)−0.36 (0.03)−0.19 (0.05)−0.19 (0.01)−0.65 (0.04)−0.31 (0.08)
  Fights in school1.23 (0.00)1.55 (0.03)1.46 (0.05)1.48 (0.02)2.19 (0.05)1.97 (0.08)
  Victimization1.46 (0.01)1.64 (0.03)1.64 (0.06)1.76 (0.02)2.25 (0.05)2.22 (0.08)
 Substance use, mean (SE)
  Substance use during past 30 d1.35 (0.01)1.85 (0.05)1.73 (0.08)1.68 (0.02)2.56 (0.07)2.52 (0.13)
  Drunk or sick after drinking alcohol1.41 (0.01)2.23 (0.07)1.99 (0.12)1.81 (0.03)3.12 (0.09)3.06 (0.19)
 Mental health, %
  Depressed for 2 wk or more during past 12 mo23.8529.6535.1844.2846.7155.10
  Seriously considered suicide past 12 mo12.5819.7522.9634.3341.2550.00
American Indian, n14 993788204250626660
 School functioning, mean (SE)
  Grades past 12 mo3.60 (0.03)3.62 (0.08)3.45 (0.15)3.67 (0.04)3.76 (0.15)3.58 (0.29)
  Absenteeism past 12 mo2.01 (0.02)2.55 (0.06)2.45 (0.11)2.24 (0.04)3.07 (0.13)2.94 (0.24)
  Perceived school safety3.63 (0.01)3.53 (0.03)3.47 (0.07)3.37 (0.02)3.11 (0.07)3.18 (0.14)
  School climate (standardized)−0.12 (0.01)−0.23 (0.03)−0.25 (0.05)−0.27 (0.02)−0.44 (0.05)−0.42 (0.09)
  Fights in school1.23 (0.01)1.33 (0.02)1.41 (0.05)1.50 (0.02)1.76 (0.05)1.64 (0.10)
  Victimization1.41 (0.01)1.47 (0.02)1.54 (0.05)1.80 (0.02)1.94 (0.06)1.90 (0.11)
 Substance use, mean (SE)
  Substance use during past 30 d1.44 (0.01)1.61 (0.04)1.82 (0.09)1.73 (0.03)2.08 (0.09)1.88 (0.16)
  Drunk or sick after drinking alcohol1.68 (0.02)1.94 (0.06)2.16 (0.12)2.04 (0.04)2.40 (0.11)2.23 (0.23)
 Mental health, %
  Depressed for 2 wk or more during past 12 mo29.5130.5730.6151.5848.3156.60
  Seriously considered suicide past 12 mo15.1517.4929.1540.7537.9946.15