TABLE 4

Multiple Logistic Regression Analysis of Ever Having a Chronic Health Condition and Ever Having Special Needs

Selected VariableChronic Health Condition (N = 3161), OR (95% CI)aSpecial Need (N = 3217), OR (95% CI)bSHCN (N = 4014), OR (95% CI)c
Demographic characteristics
    Gender
        Male1.58 (1.17–2.14)d2.09 (1.50–2.90)e1.78 (1.33–2.38)e
        Female1.01.01.0
Age at baseline, y
    0–20.96 (0.61–1.50)0.36 (0.25–0.53)e0.62 (0.43–0.88)f
    3–51.14 (0.66–1.98)0.84 (0.54–1.33)0.98 (0.63–1.53)
    6–100.88 (0.57–1.36)0.92 (0.62–1.37)0.93 (0.64–1.36)
    ≥111.01.01.0
Race and ethnicity
    Black0.66 (0.44–0.98)0.76 (0.53–1.10)0.74 (0.53–1.04)
    Hispanic0.53 (0.32–0.88)0.61 (0.33–1.14)0.56 (0.33–0.95)
    Other0.80 (0.40–1.58)0.76 (0.39–1.48)0.84 (0.45–1.56)
    White1.01.01.0
Poverty at baseline
    Below poverty1.41 (0.98–2.02)1.57 (1.10–2.23)g1.45 (1.06–1.99)h
    Above poverty level1.01.01.0
Placement setting at last interview
    In-home biological parents, never placed1.01.01.0
    In-home biological parents, placed at least once1.07 (0.71–1.62)0.94 (0.61–1.44)0.97 (0.66–1.43)
    In-home adoptive parents2.36 (1.22–4.57)3.28 (1.72–6.26)i2.56 (1.39–4.73)j
    Kinship care1.15 (0.73–1.80)0.90 (0.51–1.57)0.98 (0.63–1.52)
    Foster care1.70 (0.91–3.20)2.31 (1.22–4.36)i2.05 (1.17–3.60)j
Most serious type of maltreatment
    Physical1.11 (0.80–1.53)1.22 (0.86–1.72)1.18 (0.89–1.57)
    Physical neglect (failure to provide)0.77 (0.46–1.31)0.99 (0.61–1.60)0.88 (0.56–1.38)
    All others1.06 (0.71–1.61)1.02 (0.66–1.58)0.99 (0.67–1.45)
    Neglect (lack of supervision)1.01.01.0
Substantiation
    Yes1.08 (0.75–1.55)1.03 (0.78–1.37)1.02 (0.78–1.33)
    No1.01.01.0
  • OR indicates odds ratio; CI, confidence interval.

  • a Cox and Snell pseudo r2 = 0.04; Wald F (model minus intercept) = 2.22; P < .01.

  • b Cox and Snell pseudo r2 = 0.09; Wald F (model minus intercept) = 5.63; P < .001.

  • c Cox and Snell pseudo r2 = 0.05; Wald F (model minus intercept) = 4.96; P < .001.

  • d P = .0033.

  • e P < .001.

  • f P = .0104.

  • g P = .0140.

  • h P = .0085.

  • i P = .0023.

  • j P = .0085.