Table 2: Multivariable logistic regression analyses of the relationship between lack of income for food and malnutrition risk in women aged 70–79 ( ).

Model 1
OR (95% CI)
Model 2
OR (95% CI)
Model 3
OR (95% CI)

Lack income for food
 Never (ref)
 Once in a while2.24 (1.23, 4.10)1.52 (0.78, 2.96)1.61 (0.83, 3.10)
 Fairly/very often4.31 (1.94, 9.57)2.73 (1.14, 6.56)2.98 (1.15, 7.73)
Education (years)1.00 (0.94, 1.04)0.99 (0.95, 1.04)
Income
 $25,000≤ (ref)
 $10,000–24,999 0.90 (0.44, 1.86)0.84 (0.41, 1.71)
 $6,000–9,9990.92 (0.43, 1.95)0.72 (0.33, 1.58)
 <$6,0003.16 (1.39, 7.16)2.77 (1.10, 6.98)
Other demographics
Age (years)1.11 (1.02, 1.21)
Race
 White (ref)
 Black0.82 (0.45, 1.52)
Marital status
 Married (ref)
 Widowed1.87 (0.98, 3.60)
 Separated/divorced1.55 (0.54, 4.42)
 Never married1.84 (0.57, 5.97)