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Table 5 Bivariate and multivariate logistic regression analysis between some of selected factors and suicidal attempt

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

Explanatory variables Suicide attempt COR AOR
Yes No
Sex
 Male 27 218 1.00  
 Female 31 134 1.87 (1.07, 3.27) 1.63 (0.76, 3.51)
Living arrangement
 Family 44 307 1.00  
 Alone 14 45 2.17 (1.10, 4.28) 1.02 (0.38, 2.76)
Social support
 Yes 16 228 1.00 1.00
 No 42 124 4.83 (2.61, 8.94) 3.48 (1.96.6.16)*
Co-morbid depressive symptoms
 Yes 45 71 13.70 (7.01, 26.77) 7.84 (3.58, 15.21)*
 No 13 281 1.00 1.00
Family history committed suicide
 Yes 10 9 7.94 (3.07, 20.53) 5.32 (1.55, 18.20)*
 No 48 343 1.00 1.00
Drug taking for mental illness
 Yes 16 12 10.79 (4.78, 24.37) 6.81 (3.00, 22.45)*
 No 42 340 1.00 1.00
Drug control on AED
 Seizure free/year 22 250 1.00 1.00
 No seizure free/year 36 102 4.01 (2.25, 7.15) 3.19 (1.48, 6.86)*
  1. p value < 0.05