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Table 4 Association between terrible performance in the Eurovision Song Contest and standardized death rate (SDR) from suicide and self-inflicted injury (n = 129)

From: Euphoria” or “Only Teardrops”? Eurovision Song Contest performance, life satisfaction and suicide

  SDR suicide in total population SDR suicide in males SDR suicide in females
β (95% CI) β (95% CI) β (95% CI)
Performing terribly (vs. not participating) 0.32 (− 1.15 to 0.51) −0.40 (− 1.84 to 1.04) − 0.31 (− 0.79 to 0.17)
  1. Models adjusted for GDP per capita, health expenditure, unemployment, time and variables included in the table