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Table 3 Univariate models for attempted suicides among children of sawmill workers during the first 16 years of the child's life.

From: The impact of fathers' physical and psychosocial work conditions on attempted and completed suicide among their children

Independent Variables Males Females
Father's ethnicity (ref = Caucasian)   
Sikh .42 (.16,1.12)* (.08)** 1.0 (.58,1.73) (1.0)
Chinese 1.0 (.10,.88,1.14) (.95) .85 (.17,4.31) (.84)
Father's marital status (ref = married) 1.00 (.88,1.14) (.95) .97 (.88,1.07) (.52)
Father's suicide attempt *** 3.0 (.61,14.86) (.18) -
Father's mental health diagnosis 1.42 (.79,2.57) (.24) 1.97 (1.19,3.25) (.01)
Father's alcohol diagnosis 3.75 (1.00,13.96) (.05) 1.5 (.45,4.98) (.51)
Father's Occupational Status (ref = manger)   
Tradesman .56 (.32,1.0) (.05) .99 (.66,1.49) (.96)
Skilled 1.0 (.52,1.91) (1.0) .80 (.49,1.32) (.39)
Unskilled 1.84 (1.08,3.14) (.03) 1.17 (.79,1.73) (.43)
Father's average duration (years) of employment at sawmill .92 (.86,.97) (.00) .95 (.91,.997) (.04)
Father's average # of episodes of unemployment .92 (.75,1.13) (.42) .97 (.84,1.13) (.72)
Psychosocial and physical work conditions   
Control .94 (.86,1.02) (.14) .92 (.86,.99) (.03)
Psychological demand .91 (.78,1.07) (.27) .99 (.88,1.12) (.86)
Physical demand 1.55 (.86,2.80) (.14) 1.60 (1.00,2.57) (.05)
Social support .88 (.59,1.3) (.52) .95 (.70,1.29) (.75)
Noise .80 (.46,1.39) (.43) 1.02 (.62,1.68) (.93)
  1. * 95% Confidence intervals; ** p-value; ***data are missing as no father attempted or completed suicide prior to their female child's suicide attempt.