Table 3.

Associations with independent neighborhood factors (SD adjusted) across the log-transformed TL distribution (kb)

Log-transformed TL distribution
5th Percentile10th Percentile25th Percentile50th Percentile75th Percentile90th Percentile95th Percentile
Neighborhood factorCoeff (SE) PCoeff (SE) PCoeff (SE) PCoeff (SE) PCoeff (SE) PCoeff (SE) PCoeff (SE) P
Increasing neighborhood SES0.03 (0.02) 0.190.02 (0.02) 0.480.02 (0.03) 0.380.005 (0.02) 0.800.01 (0.02) 0.79−0.02 (0.03) 0.550.01 (0.02) 0.71
Increasing population density (population/sq. mile)−0.10 (0.05) 0.04a−0.07 (0.04) 0.11−0.06 (0.05) 0.24−0.04 (0.01) <0.001a−0.05 (0.02) <0.001a−0.05 (0.04) 0.20−0.01 (0.02) 0.71
Increasing urban crowding (housing units/sq. mile)−0.11 (0.05) 0.03a−0.08 (0.05) 0.04a−0.06 (0.01) <0.001a−0.05 (0.01) <0.001a−0.05 (0.03) <0.001a−0.04 (0.04) 0.29−0.03 (0.02) 0.21
Increasing residential crowding
 % Crowded households−0.02 (0.02) 0.29−0.03 (0.01) 0.12−0.04 (0.02) 0.22−0.01 (0.02) 0.02a−0.01 (0.02) 0.970.03 (0.03) 0.300.03 (0.02) 0.07
Increasing residential stability (%)
 % in the same house for the past year0.03 (0.04) 0.490.03 (0.04) 0.440.04 (0.03) 0.260.03 (0.02) 0.120.04 (0.02) 0.090.04 (0.01) 0.002a0.03 (0.01) <0.001a
Increasing residential mobility (%)
 % Moved within same state (not county) as of one year ago0.02 (0.02) 0.530.02 (0.03) 0.250.01 (0.02) 0.26−0.01 (0.02) 0.52−0.01 (0.01) 0.26−0.03 (0.01) 0.01a−0.02 (0.01) 0.001a
  • NOTE: Model includes adjustment for age, gender, cancer status, ever cigarette smoking, race/ethnicity, perceived stress (high/low), depression (high/low), center, educational level, date of blood draw (month and year) and DNA extraction, and the interactions of gender and cancer status, and race/ethnicity and educational level.

  • aP value less than 0.05.