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Table 4 Odds ratios (OR), 95% confidence intervals (CI) and significance levels (p) for gender, age, year of the survey and attitude towards suicide of the multiple logistic regression analysis

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

Variables in the equation Dependent variable: low level of suicidality versus non suicidal Dependent variable: high level of suicidality versus non suicidal
  OR (95% CI) p OR (95% CI) p
Girls vs boys (GIRLS) 1.71 (1.59–1.85) <0.001 1.87 (1.65–2.12) <0.001
13-year-olds vs 11-year-olds (AGE13) 1.82 (1.66–2.00) <0.001 1.63 (1.40–1.91) <0.001
15-year-olds vs 11-year-olds (AGE15) 2.50 (2.27–2.74) <0.001 2.35 2.01–2.74) <0.001
Survey in 1998 vs survey in 1994 (S1998) 1.00 (0.91–1.10) 0.98 1.16 (0.99–1.34) 0.058
Survey in 2002 vs survey in 1994 (S2002) 0.61 (0.56–0.67) <0.001 0.73 (0.63–0.86) <0.001
Approved vs not approved freedom to choose suicide (ATTITUDE) 1.63 (1.51–1.77) <0.001 2.83 (2.49–3.23) <0.001
ATTITUDE × GIRLS 1.03 (0.89–1.20) 0.69 1.51 (1.17–1.93) 0.001
ATTITUDE × AGE13 0.93 (0.77–1.12) 0.43 1.23 (0.90–1.68) 0.20
ATTITUDE × AGE15 0.98 (0.81–1.18) 0.81 1.28 (0.94–1.74) 0.12
ATTITUDE × 1998 0.90 (0.74–1.08) 0.24 1.24 (0.92–1.68) 0.15
ATTITUDE × 2002 0.95 (0.79–1.14) 0.59 1.00 (0.73–1.37) 0.98