Table 2

Summary of associations between housing tenure, time and health outcomes

SRHMental distress
Adjusted* coefficient (95% CI)P valueAdjusted* coefficient (95% CI)P value
(Intercept)4.622 (4.560 to 4.685)<0.0013.309 (3.113 to 3.504)<0.001
Tenure
Owned, no loanReferenceReference
Owned w/ loan−0.082 (−0.116 to −0.049)<0.0010.495 (0.440 to 0.550)<0.001
Rented−0.127 (−0.166 to −0.088)<0.0010.762 (0.690 to 0.833)<0.001
Time
Week−0.007 (−0.011 to −0.004)<0.0010.054 (0.047 to 0.060)<0.001
Interaction effects
Owned w/ loan×week−0.008 (−0.012 to −0.003)<0.001
Rented×week−0.008 (−0.013 to −0.003)0.001
Observations921 742921 742
  • *Adjusted models control for the effects of the number of people living in the household, household income, age, gender, race, marital status, educational attainment and health insurance status.

  • SRH, self-rated health.