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Table 4 Rate ratios (and 95% Credible Intervals) of suicide per SDa increase in three area characteristics

From: The impact of pesticide suicide on the geographic distribution of suicide in Taiwan: a spatial analysis

Area characteristics Rate ratio (95% Credible Intervals), unadjusted Rate ratio (95% Credible Intervals), adjusted for all other characteristics
Pesticide suicideb   
Agricultural workforce (%) 1.78 (1.63, 1.94) 1.58 (1.44, 1.74)
Lone-parent households (%)e 1.06 (0.97, 1.17) 1.09 (1.10, 1.17)
Median household income (1000 Taiwan Dollar)e 0.63 (0.58, 0.68) 0.75 (0.69, 0.82)
Non-pesticide suicidec   
Agricultural workforce (%) 0.93 (0.90, 0.96) 0.91 (0.87, 0.95)
Lone-parent households (%)e 1.12 (1.08, 1.15) 1.10 (1.06, 1.13)
Median household income (1000 Taiwan Dollar)e 0.98 (0.96, 1.10) 0.95 (0.92, 0.98)
Overall suicided   
Agricultural workforce (%) 1.09 (1.06, 1.13) 1.06 (1.03, 1.10)
Lone-parent households (%)e 1.10 (1.07, 1.13) 1.10 (1.07, 1.13)
Median household income (1000 Taiwan Dollar)e 0.90 (0.88, 0.92) 0.94 (0.91, 0.96)
  1. aStandard deviation (SDs for agricultural workforce, lone-parent households and median household income were 16.4%, 1.3% and 78,000 Taiwan dollar [= 2500 US dollar] respectively)
  2. bIncluding certified suicides, undetermined deaths and accidents from pesticide poisoning
  3. cIncluding certified suicides, undetermined deaths and accidents from suffocation
  4. dIncluding certified suicides, undetermined deaths and accidents from pesticide poisoning/suffocation
  5. eValues were log-transformed before standardization due to their skewed distributions