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Table 4 Bivariate and multivariate logistic regression analysis of the factors associated with suicidal behavior among pregnant mothers in Gedeo zone, Ethiopia, 2020 / 21 (N = 504)

From: Prevalence and associated factors of suicidal behavior among pregnant mothers in southern Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Explanatory variables Suicidal behavior COR (95%CI) AOR (95%CI) p-value
Yes No
Marital status
 Currently married 39 449 1 1  
 Currently unmarried 8 8 11.51(3.55,37.39) 5.69 (1.19, 27.23) 0.03
Week of pregnancy
 Less than 14 weeks 8 102 1 1  
 14-27 weeks 17 220 0.99 (0.41, 2.36) 2.11(0.70, 6.39)  
 Greater than 27 weeks 22 135 2.08 (0.89, 4.86) 4.92(1.67, 14.53) 0.004
Planed pregnancy
 Yes 39 413 1 1  
 No 8 43 1.97 (0.87, 4.49) 1.84(0.58, 5.58)  
Family mental illness
 Yes 12 28 5.25 (2.46, 11.22) 2.71(0.98, 7.46)  
 No 35 429 1 1  
History of mental illness
 Yes 3 13 2.33 (.64, 8.49) 0.40(0.06, 2.69)  
 No 44 444 1 1  
Medical illness
 Yes 8 18 4.98 (2.04,12.19) 4.47 (1.35,14.85) 0.014
 No 39 439 1 1  
Depression
 Yes 22 65 5.31 (2.96, 10.47) 4.20 (1.90,9.28) 0.001
 No 25 392 1 1  
Social support
 Poor 21 115 2.52 (0.91, 6.99) 2.35 (0.71,7.77)  
 Moderate 21 273 1.06 (0.39, 2.92) 1.04 (0.33, 3.30)  
 Good 5 69 1 1  
Intimate partner violence
 Yes 21 39 8.66 (4.67, 16.78) 7.60 (3.27,17.67) 0.001
 No 26 418 1 1