Table 2

Public Support for the 988 Program

VariablesModel 3 Clinically diagnosedModel 4 Self-reported
Republican 0.94*** 0.94*** 
 (0.022) (0.022) 
Age 1.01*** 1.01*** 
 (0.003) (0.003) 
Black 0.67** 0.71* 
 (0.122) (0.132) 
Hispanic 0.87 0.90 
 (0.124) (0.132) 
Religiosity 0.98 1.00 
 (0.038) (0.040) 
Uninsured 1.64** 1.70** 
 (0.347) (0.389) 
Female 1.28** 1.26** 
 (0.138) (0.136) 
Education 1.03 1.03 
 (0.042) (0.042) 
Income 1.11*** 1.11*** 
 (0.031) (0.030) 
Unemployed 0.84 0.81 
 (0.159) (0.156) 
Has primary care provider 1.47*** 1.58*** 
 (0.199) (0.218) 
Rural 0.83 0.79* 
 (0.118) (0.112) 
Clinically diagnosed depression 1.27  
 (0.188)  
Clinically diagnosed anxiety 1.28*  
 (0.191)  
# Days poor mental health  1.02*** 
  (0.007) 
Observations 2,409 2,363 
Pseudo R-squared 0.03 0.03 
VariablesModel 3 Clinically diagnosedModel 4 Self-reported
Republican 0.94*** 0.94*** 
 (0.022) (0.022) 
Age 1.01*** 1.01*** 
 (0.003) (0.003) 
Black 0.67** 0.71* 
 (0.122) (0.132) 
Hispanic 0.87 0.90 
 (0.124) (0.132) 
Religiosity 0.98 1.00 
 (0.038) (0.040) 
Uninsured 1.64** 1.70** 
 (0.347) (0.389) 
Female 1.28** 1.26** 
 (0.138) (0.136) 
Education 1.03 1.03 
 (0.042) (0.042) 
Income 1.11*** 1.11*** 
 (0.031) (0.030) 
Unemployed 0.84 0.81 
 (0.159) (0.156) 
Has primary care provider 1.47*** 1.58*** 
 (0.199) (0.218) 
Rural 0.83 0.79* 
 (0.118) (0.112) 
Clinically diagnosed depression 1.27  
 (0.188)  
Clinically diagnosed anxiety 1.28*  
 (0.191)  
# Days poor mental health  1.02*** 
  (0.007) 
Observations 2,409 2,363 
Pseudo R-squared 0.03 0.03 

Notes: Standard errors in parentheses. Results based on ordered logit models using odds ratios. The dependent variable is based on a question asking respondents if they “support or oppose the creation of the three-digit 988 phone number for Americans to use for suicide prevention and mental health crises.”

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p < 0.01, **p < 0.05, *p < 0.10.

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