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Table 3 Linear regression of decay in distance to TRI facilities by exposure factors in Maryland (2010)

From: Being overburdened and medically underserved: assessment of this double disparity for populations in the state of Maryland

  Univariate linear regression Multivariate linear regression
Sociodemographic measures Beta coefficient p-value Beta coefficient p-value
% Hispanic -0.014 0.01 0.028 <0.001
% Non-white -0.011 <0.001 - -
% Poverty -0.043 <0.001 - -
% Unemployment -0.071 <0.001 - -
% < HS education -0.044 <0.001 - -
% Homeownership 0.022 <0.001 0.006 <0.046
% Homes built pre-1950 -0.019 <0.001 -0.017 <0.001
Diversity index -1.409 <0.001 -2.523 <0.001
Median HH income 1.15 × 10-5 <0.001 0.85 × 10-5 <0.001
HPSA -0.717 <0.001 - -
  1. -: variables in the initial multivariate model before stepwise model selection (both direction) based on BIC and confounder selection.