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Table 3 Bivariate and multivariate logistic regression analyses of factors associated with ownership of THN

From: Knowledge and possession of take-home naloxone kits among street-involved youth in a Canadian setting: a cohort study

Characteristics Unadjusted Adjusted
Odds ratio
(95% CI)
p value Odds ratio
(95% CI)
p value
Age (per year younger) 1.04 (0.90–1.20) 0.610 1.05 (0.88–1.25) 0.627
Gender (male vs. female) 0.27 (0.13–0.57) 0.001 0.29 (0.11–0.72) 0.008
White ethnicity (yes vs. no) 2.68 (1.27–5.99) 0.012 2.51 (1.02–6.51) 0.049
Downtown Eastside residencea (yes vs. no) 0.63 (0.25–1.43) 0.289 0.38 (0.11–1.14) 0.097
Ever homeless (yes vs. no) 1.19 (0.41–4.35) 0.768 1.25 (0.31–6.00) 0.767
High school completion (yes vs. no) 1.14 (0.56–2.32) 0.714 1.37 (0.54–3.54) 0.508
Employmenta (yes vs. no) 1.05 (0.45–2.32) 0.906 1.23 (0.44–3.31) 0.685
Incarcerationa (yes vs. no) 1.02 (0.35–2.62) 0.963 0.80 (1.19–2.96) 0.748
Daily heroin usea (yes vs. no) 3.57 (1.70–7.54) 0.001 3.08 (1.09–9.11) 0.036
Daily cocaine or crack usea (yes vs. no) 0.36 (0.02–2.03) 0.346 0.25 (0.01–2.43) 0.295
Daily methamphetamine usea (yes vs. no) 2.43 (1.15–5.09) 0.019 2.99 (1.13–8.13) 0.028
Daily use of prescription opioidsa (yes vs. no) 0.29 (0.02–1.58) 0.248 0.20 (0.01–1.36) 0.161
Public injectinga (yes vs. no) 2.53 (1.23–5.29) 0.012 1.55 (0.55–4.32) 0.403
Ever overdosed (yes vs. no) 1.23 (0.61–2.50) 0.566 0.63 (0.24–1.58) 0.336
Unable to access addiction treatmenta (yes vs. no) 0.94 (0.35–2.28) 0.899 0.77 (0.22–2.47) 0.671
Drug or alcohol treatmenta (yes vs. no) 1.85 (0.89–3.98) 0.106 1.47 (0.58–3.82) 0.419
  1. CI confidence interval
  2. aIn the last 6 months