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Table 2 Socioeconomic status (SES) of suicidal behaviors in the Malekan County from 2015 to 2018

From: A longitudinal study of suicide and suicide attempt in northwest of Iran: incidence, predictors, and socioeconomic status and the role of sociocultural status

Variables Suicidal behaviors (N = 853) OR (95% CI) P-value
Attempters N = 821 Suicides N = 32
Occupation
 Student (school/college) 181 (22.05) 7 (21.87) 1 1
 Farming-related 24 (2.92) 2 (6.25) 2.42 (0.36–16.03) 0.357
 Housewife 540 (66.77) 5 (15.63) 0.23 (0.07–0.80) 0.021
 Self-employed and/or unemployed 76 (9.25) 18 (56.25) 1.43 (1.12–3.17) 0.038
Educational level
 Primary school 277 (33.74) 10 (31.25) 1.71 (0.72–2.82) 0.065
 Secondary school 427 (52.00) 19 (59.38) 1.53 (1.13–4.21) 0.032
 High school and Academic 118 (14.37) 3 (9.37) 1 1
Family income (million Rials)
 10> 383 (46.65) 8 (25.00) 1 1
 10–20 304 (37.02) 13 (40.62) 2.05 (0.79–5.3) 0.138
 20–25 91 (11.08) 4 (12.5) 2.11 (0.56–7.88) 0.263
 25< 43 (5.24) 7 (21.88) 7.87 (2.24–27.57) 0.001
Resident
 Urban 166 (20.22) 2 (6.25) 1 1
 Rural 655 (79.78) 30 (93.75) 3.22 (0.812–12.78) 0.079
Substance abuse 45 (5.48) 2 (6.250 1.11 (1.00–1.27) 0.042
Alcohol abuse 41 (4.99) 11 (34.37) 1.43 (1.12–1.85) 0.001
Current smoker 147 (17.90) 3 (9.37) 1.49 (1.12–2.06) 0.001