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Table 2 Descriptive statistics (N = 653)

From: Increases in social support co-occur with decreases in depressive symptoms and substance use problems among adults in permanent supportive housing: an 18-month longitudinal study

Variables     
Age, mean (SD) 51.3 (10.0)   
Median (IQR) 53.0 (12)   
Sex n (%)   
 Female 366 (56.1)   
 Male 287 (43.9)   
Race/ethnicity     
 White 212 (32.5)   
 Black 371 (56.8)   
 Hispanic 39 (6.0)   
 Other 31 (4.7)   
Length of living in the current neighborhood     
 Less than 1 year 286 (43.9)   
 1–3 years 222 (34.1)   
 More than 3 years 144 (22.0)   
Social support M (SD) n Range
 BL 24.15 (8.72) 627 9–45
 FU1 26.45 (9.20) 453 9–45
 FU2 27.09 (9.27) 299 9–45
 FU3 26.26 (9.51) 245 9–45
Depressive Symptoms     
 BL 12.64 (6.31) 644 0–27
 FU1 8.43 (5.74) 514 0–24
 FU2 8.37 (5.81) 336 0–27
 FU3 8.61 (5.93) 248 0–25
Substance use problems     
 BL 5.25 (9.61) 636 0–42
 FU1 3.86 (7.62) 506 0–42
 FU2 3.85 (7.89) 332 0–43
 FU3 4.47 (8.45) 249 0–43
  1. M mean, IQR interquartile range, SD standard deviation, BL Baseline, FU1 6-month follow-up, FU2 12-month follow-up, FU3 18-month follow-up