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Table 1 Description of differences between patients across clinical risk indicators

From: Evaluating the association of social needs assessment data with cardiometabolic health status in a federally qualified community health center patient population

  Overall Obese High BP, Stage 1 ASCVD Risk
+ P value + P value + P value
N 2192 980 1173 1027 1147 387 1081
Demographicsa
Age, year, mean 49.6 49.2 50.2 0.102 47.9 54.8 < 0.001* 47.4 58.7 < 0.001*
Female 61.8 53.3 68.8 < 0.001* 63.9 55.6 < 0.001* 79.1 52.5 < 0.001*
Race
 Black/African American 49.5 45.5 52.6 0.001* 43.1 66.5 < 0.001* 26.1 71.3 < 0.001*
 White/Caucasian 14.0 15.8 12.4 0.021* 14.9 11.6 0.050* 18.1 14.1 0.058
 Other 26.7 28.5 25.5 0.120 30.5 16.5 < 0.001* 55.8 14.6 < 0.001*
 Not reported/declined 9.9 10.2 9.6 0.611 11.5 5.4 < 0.001*
Hispanic/Latino 35.1 36.4 34.4 0.330 40.7 19.9 < 0.001* 56.8 12.8 < 0.001*
Members per household
 Lives alone 27.9 30.1 26.2 0.059 25.8 33.7 0.001* 16.3 40.5 < 0.001*
 Two 22.8 22.0 23.5 0.450 21.3 27.0 0.008* 18.3 26.5 0.002*
 Three to four 30.9 30.8 31.0 0.914 32.6 26.0 0.005* 40.3 22.9 < 0.001*
 More than five 18.4 17.1 19.3 0.215 20.3 13.3 < 0.001* 25.1 10.1 < 0.001*
Migrant or seasonal work 0.8 0.9 0.7 0.753 0.7 0.9 0.647 0.8 0.5 0.479
Military discharge 1.6 1.8 1.4 0.405 1.7 1.3 0.576 0.3 2.9 0.004*
Uninsured 58.4 60.5 56.7 0.081 59.7 55.4 0.081 68.3 43.6 < 0.001*
Lacks high school education 34.6 35.3 33.8 0.502 35.8 31.8 0.099 41.8 29.5 < 0.001*
Work situation
 Full-time 24.8 25.0 25.1 0.959 27.4 18.0 < 0.001* 34.3 15.5 < 0.001*
 Part-time 19.6 20.9 18.5 0.168 21.3 14.6 0.001* 26.8 13.5 < 0.001*
 Unemployed, seeking work 26.6 25.8 27.5 0.409 24.3 33.5 < 0.001* 23.2 31.7 0.002*
 Unemployed, not seeking work 29.0 28.3 29.0 0.726 27.1 33.9 0.003* 15.8 39.3 < 0.001*
Social needsa
No housing 19.4 22.3 16.6 0.001* 18.7 21.4 0.167 15.3 21.6 0.009*
Worried about losing housing 14.3 14.7 14.1 0.721 14.4 14.1 0.859 20.2 12.1 < 0.001*
Lacks transportation 17.6 19.7 15.7 0.022* 17.3 18.2 0.656 17.7 17.4 0.890
Low social interaction 37.0 37.3 36.4 0.658 36.3 38.6 0.339 34.4 37.9 0.237
High stress 14.3 16.3 12.2 0.009* 13.8 15.4 0.354 17.8 13.0 0.024*
Feels unsafe at residence 7.7 8.1 7.3 0.548 7.8 7.6 0.862 10.1 8.0 0.210
Afraid of partner 3.7 3.4 3.7 0.675 4.1 2.6 0.138 3.6 2.2 0.149
Other material need
 Food 16.2 15.9 16.4 0.738 14.9 20.0 0.006* 10.6 20.4 < 0.001*
 Access to health care 19.1 20.2 18.0 0.207 17.1 25.4 < 0.001* 16.3 21.6 0.027*
 Utilities 7.3 7.4 0.7.2 0.840 6.7 8.9 0.097 6.5 8.0 0.355
 Clothing 4.4 5.3 3.6 0.074 4.0 5.6 0.136 3.0 5.1 0.098
 Child care 1.5 1.4 1.5 0.783 1.5 1.3 0.714 0.3 0.7 0.370
 Phone 2.6 2.7 2.5 0.842 1.8 4.8  < 0.001* 1.1 3.4 0.020*
 Other 7.0 7.5 6.4 0.345 7.3 5.9 0.275 6.8 6.9 0.925
  1. aReported as %, unless otherwise specified
  2. *P < 0.05