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Table 4 Bivariate and multivariate analysis between some of selected factors and suicidal ideation

From: Suicide ideation and attempts among people with epilepsy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Explanatory variables Suicide ideation Crude OR (95% CI) Adjusted OR (95% CI)
Yes No
Sex
 Male 62 183 1.00 1.00
 Female 60 105 1.69 (1.12, 2.59) 1.46 (0.78, 2.12)
Living arrangement
 Family 91 260 1.00 1.00
 Alone 31 28 3.20 (1.585, 7.56) 3.16 (1.54, 6.46)*
Marital status
 Married 35 125 1.00 1.00
 Single 66 140 1.684 (1.046, 2.709) 0.64 (0.28, 1.46)
 Separate/divorced/widowed 21 23 3.261 (1.619, 6.569) 1.33 (0.59, 3.02)
Social support
 Good 41 203 1.00 1.00
 Poor 81 85 4.72 (2.99, 7.42) 3.28 (1.90, 5.68)*
Co-morbid depressive symptoms
 Yes 75 41 9.61 (5.877, 15.73) 5.47 (3.12, 9.62)*
 No 47 247 1.00 1.00
Family history of attempted suicide
 Yes 14 4 9.20 (2.96, 28.57) 4.36 (1.07, 17.80)*
 No 108 284 1.00 1.00
Drug control on AED
 Seizure free/year 55 217 1.00 1.00
 No seizure free/year 67 71 3.72 (2.38, 5.82) 2.62 (1.51, 4.56)*
Drug taking for mental illness
 Yes 19 9 5.72 (2.51, 13.04) 4.16 (1.42, 12.24)*
 No 103 279 1.00 1.00
  1. p value < 0.05