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Table 3 Crude odds ratios (OR) and 95% confidence intervals (CI) of low and high level of suicidality in relation to approving a person's freedom to choose suicide, by gender, age and year of the survey

From: Suicidal tendencies and attitude towards freedom to choose suicide among Lithuanian schoolchildren: results from three cross-sectional studies in 1994, 1998, and 2002

Year of the survey Gender and level of suicidality 11-year-olds 13-year-olds 15-year-olds Total
   OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95%CI) OR (95%CI)
  Boys:
1994 Non suicidal 1   1   1   1  
  Low 1.48 (1.03–2.12) 1.77 (1.31–2.41) 1.86 (1.36–2.53) 1.27 (1.03–1.55)
  High 1.52 (0.91–2.55) 2.89 (1.70–4.89) 3.31 (1.78–6.15) 1.51 (1.09–2.08)
1998 Non suicidal 1   1   1   1  
  Low 1.34 (0.94–1.90) 1.75 (1.25–2.44) 2.08 (1.47–2.94) 1.45 (1.20–1.74)
  High 2.34 (1.37–4.00) 3.70 (2.09–6.53) 3.52 (1.74–7.10) 2.86 (2.06–3.96)
2002 Non suicidal 1   1   1   1  
  Low 1.64 (1.09–2.45) 1.63 (1.13–2.36) 1.63 (1.17–2.27) 1.63 (1.36–1.96)
  High 2.39 (1.02–5.57) 3.50 (1.75–7.00) 1.72 (0.95–3.12) 2.50 (1.74–3.59)
Total Non suicidal 1   1   1   1  
  Low 1.27 (1.03–1.55) 1.45 (1.20–1.74) 1.63 (1.36–1.96) 1.47 (1.32–1.64)
  High 2.51 (1.09–2.08) 2.86 (2.06–3.96) 1.50 (1.34–3.59) 2.20 (1.82–2.67)
  Girls:
1994 Non suicidal 1   1   1   1  
  Low 2.23 (1.62–3.07) 1.73 (1.32–2.28) 1.34 (1.02–1.77) 1.62 (1.34–1.95)
  High 5.40 (3.00–9.73) 2.24 (1.43–3.51) 3.15 (2.05–4.83) 3.33 (2.37–4.68)
1998 Non suicidal 1   1   1   1  
  Low 1.32 (0.92–1.89) 1.33 (0.98–1.82) 1.56 (1.14–2.15) 1.40 (1.19–1.65)
  High 2.79 (1.58–4.91) 3.63 (2.10–6.24) 4.54 (2.97–6.95) 2.81 (2.14–3.70)
2002 Non suicidal 1   1   1   1  
  Low 1.87 (1.31–2.70) 1.51 (1.12–2.04) 1.77 (1.32–2.38) 1.47 (1.24–1.73)
  High 3.15 (1.59–6.22) 3.32 (1.98–5.58) 3.13 (2.03–4.82) 3.51 (2.75–4.47)
Total Non suicidal 1   1   1   1  
  Low 1.62 (1.34–1.95) 1.40 (1.19–1.65) 1.47 (1.24–1.73) 1.54 (1.39–1.69)
  High 3.33 (2.37–4.68) 2.81 (2.14–3.70) 3.51 (2.75–4.47) 3.40 (2.90–3.97)