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Table 3 Physician evaluations of intention in 1065 hospital admissions for acute poisoning in Oslo in 2008

From: A one-year observational study of all hospitalized and fatal acute poisonings in Oslo: Epidemiology, intention and follow-up

Intention Males n (%) Females n (%) 95 % CI Total n (%)
AOSA 278 (52) 121 (23) <0.001* 399 (37)
Possible suicide attempt 115 (21) 229 (43) <0.001* 344 (32)
Other accidents 87 (16) 83 (16) ns 170 (16)
Definite suicide attempt 56 (10) 95 (18) <0.001* 151 (14)
Unknown 0 (0) 1 (<0.5) ns 1 (<0.5)
Total 536 (100) 529 (100)   1065 (100)
  1. *Significant.
  2. AOSA accidental overdoses with substances of abuse, CI Confidence interval.