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Table 6 Association between depressed mood, suicidal behaviors, and health risk behaviors of adolescents by gender, unadjusted relative risk

From: Depressed mood, suicidal behaviors, and health risk behaviors among youths in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands: the 2017 CNMI Youth Risk Behavior Survey

 Depressed moodSuicide ideationSuicide planSuicide attempt
Health risk behaviorsFemale
(n = 472), RR
(95% CI)
Male
(n = 332), RR
(95% CI)
Female
(n = 347), RR
(95% CI)
Male
(n = 195), RR
(95% CI)
Female
(n = 336), RR
(95% CI)
Male
(n = 218), RR
(95% CI)
Female
(n = 193), RR
(95% CI)
Male
(n = 92), RR
(95% CI)
Violence
Carried a weapon1.49 (0.99, 2.22)1.15 (0.90, 1.45)1.32 (0.88, 1.96)1.28 (1.03, 1.61)1.45 (1.02, 2.04)1.11 (0.93, 1.30)1.47 (0.88, 2.44)1.25 (1.00, 1.56)
Physical fight1.72 (1.32, 2.22)1.35 (1.18, 1.56)1.43 (1.15, 1.79)1.14 (1.05, 1.23)1.45 (1.22, 1.75)1.22 (1.11, 1.33)1.61 (1.35, 1.96)1.14 (1.05, 1.22)
Forced sexual intercourse2.33 (1.67, 3.23)1.45 (1.14, 1.85)1.52 (1.22, 1.85)1.33 (1.12, 1.59)1.32 (1.14, 1.54)1.30 (1.09, 1.54)1.28 (1.15, 1.43)1.30 (1.11, 1.54)
Physical dating violence2.17 (1.22, 3.85)1.64 (1.16, 2.27)1.67 (1.14, 2.50)1.85 (1.41, 2.44)1.72 (1.23, 2.38)1.85 (1.33, 2.56)1.79 (1.25, 2.56)1.96 (1.35, 2.78)
Bullied on school property1.67 (1.37, 2.04)1.56 (1.30, 1.85)1.43 (1.23, 1.64)1.23 (1.10, 1.39)1.35 (1.20, 1.52)1.35 (1.20, 1.54)1.25 (1.14, 1.37)1.06 (1.00, 1.12)
Substance use
Current smoking2.38 (1.67, 3.45)1.08 (0.93, 1.22)1.75 (1.37, 2.27)1.08 (0.98, 1.19)1.54 (1.27, 1.89)1.05 (0.97, 1.15)1.67 (1.30, 2.17)1.15 (1.06, 1.25)
Current alcohol use1.59 (1.27, 2.00)1.14 (0.99, 1.30)1.30 (1.12, 1.49)1.09 (0.99, 1.19)1.28 (1.11, 1.47)1.11 (1.01, 1.22)1.25 (1.09, 1.43)1.10 (1.02, 1.19)
Current marijuana use1.47 (1.20, 1.82)1.05 (0.93, 1.18)1.25 (1.11, 1.43)1.09 (1.00, 1.18)1.19 (1.08, 1.32)1.01 (0.94, 1.09)1.14 (1.03, 1.25)1.04 (0.98, 1.10)
Ever cocaine use0.92 (0.51, 1.64)1.39 (1.02, 1.89)0.80 (0.62, 1.47)1.19 (0.96, 1.47)1.01 (0.62, 1.61)1.27 (0.97, 1.64)1.67 (0.72, 3.85)1.75 (1.23, 2.50)
Ever heroin use1.06 (0.52, 2.17)2.27 (1.37, 3.85)1.22 (0.68, 2.17)1.30 (1.01, 1.67)1.61 (0.76, 3.45)1.82 (1.22, 2.70)1.79 (0.72, 4.35)2.78 (1.47, 5.26)
Ever methamphetamine use0.83 (0.52, 1.32)1.69 (1.12, 2.50)1.28 (0.67, 2.44)1.19 (0.95, 1.52)1.49 (0.78, 2.86)1.56 (1.16, 2.13)2.13 (0.70, 6.67)2.04 (1.47, 2.78)
Sexual behavior
Currently sexually active1.25 (1.02, 1.52)1.01 (0.89, 1.14)1.27 (1.10, 1.47)1.10 (1.01, 1.20)1.20 (1.06, 1.35)1.04 (0.96, 1.14)1.20 (1.08, 1.33)1.10 (1.01, 1.19)
Sex with 4 or more in life1.89 (1.00, 3.45)1.20 (0.95, 1.54)1.15 (0.85, 1.54)1.12 (0.93, 1.35)1.04 (0.82, 1.32)1.05 (0.92, 1.20)1.20 (0.95, 1.54)1.18 (1.03, 1.35)
Early risk-taking behavior
Smoking under age 131.20 (1.01, 1.43)1.04 (0.93, 1.18)1.23 (1.04, 1.47)1.09 (1.00, 1.19)1.22 (1.05, 1.43)1.12 (1.03, 1.23)1.10 (0.98, 1.23)1.04 (0.97, 1.12)
Drinking under age 131.33 (1.05, 1.69)1.08 (0.93, 1.23)1.23 (1.08, 1.41)1.11 (1.00, 1.23)1.27 (1.10, 1.45)1.14 (1.03, 1.25)1.11 (1.00, 1.22)1.10 (1.02, 1.18)
Marijuana use under age 131.14 (0.87, 1.49)1.10 (0.96, 1.27)1.19 (0.98, 1.45)1.02 (0.93, 1.12)1.16 (0.98, 1.37)1.01 (0.91, 1.11)1.27 (1.08, 1.52)1.09 (1.00, 1.19)
Sex under age 131.39 (0.80, 2.38)1.06 (0.84, 1.33)1.20 (0.84, 1.72)1.02 (0.88, 1.19)1.09 (0.81, 1.43)0.97 (0.85, 1.09)1.02 (0.84, 1.23)1.05 (0.92, 1.22)
  1. Note. RR relative risk, CI = confidence interval. The numbers in bold indicate significance at p < 0.05