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Table 1 County-level association between age-adjusted diabetes prevalence in adult African American Medicaid recipients and environmental characteristics

From: Diabetes and the socioeconomic and built environment: geovisualization of disease prevalence and potential contextual associations using ring maps

Environmental Characteristic Statistical Model
  Bivariate-Ordered Category Multivariate-Ordered Category
Persistent Poverty OR = 3.9 OR = 2.5
  95% CI [1.06-14.53] 95% CI [0.63-10.10]
  P = 0.040 P = 0.191
Unemployment OR = 1.7  
  95% CI [0.75-4.03]  
  P = 0.198  
Rurality OR = 3.6 OR = 3.1
  95% CI [1.47-8.76] 95% CI [1.21-7.83]
  P = 0.005 P = 0.018
Fast Food OR = 0.4  
Restaurants 95% CI [0.09-1.41]  
Per Capita P = 0.140  
Convenience OR = 1.5  
Stores 95% CI [0.41-5.63]  
Per Capita P = 0.526  
  1. The multivariate model included only those predictor variables that were significant in bivariate models at the .05 alpha level. OR = odds ratio.