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Table 3 Multivariate regression results explaining health and wellbeing outcomes

From: The health effects of gendered and devalued work: health outcomes of incarcerated women engaging in sex work and care/service work

Variable Health concerns Clinical depression Drug use Self-esteem
Odds Ratio Coefficient
Age at interview 1.03 1.01 1.04* 1.63
Race/ethnicity
 All other (reference)
 Black 0.74 1.17 0.39** − 0.34
Social support 1.00 0.97** 0.99 −0.64
Less than HS education 0.50* 0.97 0.75 − 0.17
First time incarceration 1.76 2.66* 1.05 0.21
Adverse childhood events 0.85 1.43 0.71 −0.61
Work type
 Sex work only (reference)
 Care/service only 0.73* 0.45* 0.13** − 2.48*
 Both 2.98* 1.22 0.51 − 0.71
  1. *p < .05
  2. **p < .01