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Table 4 Results of assessment of univariate (simple) associations between campylobacteriosis risk and selected socioeconomic factors

From: Socioeconomic determinants of geographic disparities in campylobacteriosis risk: a comparison of global and local modeling approaches

Category Variable (proportion of census tract population) Estimate (95% Confidence Interval) SE1 P-value AIC2
Race & Nationality Black or African American −0.0133 (−0.0158,-0.0108) 0.0013 0.0001 5972
  White 0.0127 (0.0103, 0.0152) 0.0012 0.0001 5977
  Asian 0.0265 (−0.0143, 0.0672) 0.0204 0.2037 6072
  Hispanic/Latino −0.0065 (−0.0278, 0.0148) 0.0109 0.5499 6074
  American Indian/Alaskan 0.3575 (−0.0490, 0.7641) 0.2074 0.0843 6071
Employment Unemployed −0.0902 (−0.1170,-0.0634) 0.0137 0.0001 6030
  Service occupation −0.0291 (−0.0403,-0.0178) 0.0058 0.0001 6049
  Agriculture: forestry, fishing, hunting & mining 0.0585 (0.0317, 0.0854) 0.0137 0.0001 6055
  Farming Industry 0.0278 (0.0367,-0.0442) 0.0999 0.4485 6074
  Disability (age 21–64) −0.0169 (−0.0253,-0.0086) 0.0043 0.0001 6058
  Armed forces −0.0462 (−0.0779,-0.0144) 0.0162 0.0043 6065
Education No High school diploma −0.0097 (−0.0188,-0.0006) 0.0046 0.0373 6070
  Bachelor degree 0.0122 (0.0049, 0.0195) 0.0037 0.0011 6069
  Graduate/Professional Degree 0.0159 (0.0054, 0.0265) 0.0054 0.0031 6070
Marital status Never married −0.0134 (−0.0193, -0.007) 0.0030 0.0001 6055
  Separated −0.1560 (−0.1909, -0.1211) 0.0178 0.0001 6000
  Divorced −0.0390 (−0.0570, -0.020) 0.0092 0.0001 6056
  Widow −0.0559 (−0.0776, -0.0342) 0.0111 0.0001 6049
Poverty, Public Assistance & Urbanicity Below poverty level −0.0198 (−0.0264,-0.0132) 0.0034 0.0001 6041
  Receives public assistance −0.0458 (−0.0627,-0.0289) 0.0086 0.0001 6047
  Urban −0.2573 (−0.4133,-0.1013) 0.0796 0.0012 6064
  Rural 0.2573 (0.1013, 0.4134) 0.0796 0.0012 6064
  1. 1 Standard Error.
  2. 2Akaike’s Information Criterion.