Table 2: Association of HFI with overall PSC and internalizing, externalizing, and attention subscale scores.

All (n=279)Food secure (n=61)Food insecure (n=218)
Mean ± S.D.Mean ± S.D.Adjusted meanMean ± S.D.Adjusted meanGLM
unadjusted model
p
GLM adjusted model
p

Overall PSC score 21.9 ± 9.018.4 ± 7.218.622.9 ± 9.322.80.0010.001

Subscale Scores

Internalizing2.3 ± 2.01.5 ± 1.51.62.5 ± 2.02.40.0010.001

Externalizing3.5 ± 2.92.5 ± 2.62.63.8 ± 2.93.80.0020.03

Attention6.5 ± 2.16.2 ± 1.96.16.6 ± 2.16.60.150.72

Analyses adjusted for child gender (female), child age (years), ethnicity, child anemia, having a full-time stay-at-home mother, maternal SF-36 Mental Composite Summary (MCS) score, number of minor children living in home, and household monthly per capita income.