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Table 3 Logistic regression analysis predicting repeated suicide attempt within 6 and 12 months after the index attempt

From: Chain of care for patients who have attempted suicide: a follow-up study from Bærum, Norway

  Repeated suicide attempt within 6 months Repeated suicide attempt within 12 months
Variable Crude analysis Adjusted analysis Crude analysis Adjusted analysis
  OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Sex         
   Female 1   1   1   1  
   Male 1.15 0.76-1.75 1.37 0.84-2.23 0.95 0.65-1.37 1.00 0.65-1.56
Age 1.01 1.00-1.02 1.00 0.98-1.02 1.01 1.00-1.02 1.00 0.98-1.02
Suicide prevention team         
   No 1   1   1   1  
   Yes 1.21 0.81-1.80 1.08 0.66-1.74 1.07 0.76-1.51 0.86 0.57-1.30
Previous attempt         
   No 1   1   1   1  
   One 1.41 0.84-2.36 1.41 0.80-2.48 1.37 0.88-2.15 1.30 0.79-2.11
   Several 2.48* 1.38-4.44 2.60* 1.38-4.87 2.60* 1.56-4.33 2.52* 1.45-4.41
Aftercare referrals         
   Others 1   1   1   1  
   Out-patient 1.24* 1.02-1.52 1.25 0.78-2.01 1.59* 1.13-2.25 1.15 0.94-1.42
Alcohol misuse         
   No 1   1   1   1  
   Yes 1.66* 1.07-2.59 1.02 0.58-1.79 1.87* 1.28-2.73 1.17 0.72-1.90
Marital status         
   Others 1   1   1   1  
   Married/cohabitant 0.66 0.43-1.02 0.56* 0.34-0.94 0.74 0.51-1.07 0.62* 0.40-0.96
Employment         
   Employed 1   1   1   1  
   Unemployed/disabled 1.22 0.73-2.06 0.96 0.54-1.72 1.22 0.77-1.92 1.00 0.60-1.66
   Student/pupil 0.49* 0.24-0.99 0.35* 0.15-0.81 0.45* 0.24-0.84 0.38* 0.18-0.79
   Others 0.92 0.52-1.62 1.05 0.53-2.11 1.00 0.61-1.61 1.07 0.59-1.93
  1. * p < 0.05