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Table 2 Multivariate analysis of factors associated with being at risk of malnutrition among a cohort of street-involved youth (n = 509)

From: Methamphetamine use and malnutrition among street-involved youth

Characteristic* Adjusted Odds Ratio (95% CI) p value
Non-injection crystal
methamphetamine use
  
Yes vs. No 1.60 (1.03 - 2.48) 0.036
Age   
≤ 22 years vs. > 22 years old 1.07 (0.99 - 1.17) 0.097
Crack use   
Yes vs. No 1.44 (0.90 - 2.31) 0.125
Injection heroin use   
Yes vs. No 1.41 (0.84 - 2.36) 0.193
  1. Note: CI = Confidence Interval
  2. *All drug use variables were defined as ever in the last six months.