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Table 2 Correlates of lifetime suicidal ideation in NSW prisoners

From: A cross-sectional survey of prevalence and correlates of suicidal ideation and suicide attempts among prisoners in New South Wales, Australia

  Univariate Multivariate
  OR (95% CI) p AOR (95% CI) p
Female 1.26 (0.93-1.70) .13   
Aboriginal 1.20 (0.85-1.70) .29   
Age > 33 years 1.55 (1.13-2.14) .007 2.20 (1.56-3.12) < .0001
Year 10 education or above 0.64 (0.47-0.89) .007 0.89 (0.60-1.33) .57
Out-of-home care aged < 16 1.78 (1.33-2.39) < .0001 1.23 (0.91-1.66) .18
Juvenile detention history 1.34 (0.96-1.87) .08   
Parental incarceration 0.93 (0.57-1.52) .77   
Remand inmate 1.10 (0.66-1.82) .73   
Violent offender 1.62 (1.17-2.25) .004 1.62 (1.13-2.32) .008
Harmful alcohol use 1.65 (1.21-2.23) .001 1.26 (0.84-1.88) .27
Regular illicit drug use 1.39 (1.08-1.79) .01 1.26 (0.92-1.71) .15
Traumatic brain injury 2.00 (1.34-3.00) .0007 1.67 (1.08-2.58) .02
Moderate/severe depression 3.36 (2.59-4.35) < .0001 3.06 (2.25-4.17) < .0001
Self-harm without suicidal intent 10.93 (6.85-17.47) < .0001 9.81 (5.58-17.23) < .0001
  1. OR = Odds ratio. AOR = Adjusted odds ratio (adjusted for all other factors in the multivariate model).