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Table 6 Multivariate model for completed suicides among male 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 Model 1 Model 2 Model 3
Father's ethnicity (ref = Caucasian)    
Sikh .37 (.04,3.37)* (.38)** .33 (.04,3.08) (.33) .36 (.03,4.56) (.43)
Chinese*** - - -
Father's marital status (ref = married) 1.13 (.78,1.61) (.52) 1.13 (.76,1.67) (.56) 1.23 (.76,1.98) (.40)
Father's suicide - - -
Father's mental health diagnosis .11 (.01,1.42) (.09 .12 (.01,1.42) (.09) .13 (.01,1.47) (.10)
Father's alcohol diagnosis **** - - -
Father's Occupational Status (ref = manger)    
Tradesman    .82 (.05,13.78) (.89)
Skilled    3.14 (.17,57.56) (.44)
Father's average duration (years) of employment at sawmill .98 (.86,1.13) (.82) .99 (.86,1.14) (.89)) .97 (.80,1.16) (.71)
Psychosocial and physical work conditions    
Psychological demand .53 (.30,.95) (.03) .40 (.18,.90) (.03) .42 (.20,.98) (.04)
  1. * 95% Confidence intervals; ** p-value; ***data are missing as no Chinese fathers had a male child who completed suicide; ****data are missing as no father of a case or control had an alcohol-related mental health diagnosis.