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Table 5 Bi-variable and multivariate analysis of suicide attempts among medical students at University of Gondar, Northwest Ethiopia, 2019 (n = 393)

From: Suicide ideation, attempt, and determinants among medical students Northwest Ethiopia: an institution-based cross-sectional study

Variables Categories Suicide attempts COR(95%, CI) AOR(95%, CI) p-value
Yes No
Sex Male 10 231 1 1  
Female 19 133 3.30(1.49,6.30) 8.08(6.04,12.39) 0.001
Family history of mental illness Yes 7 43 2.38(0.96,5.89) 1.58(0.54,4.61) 0.40
No 22 321 1 1  
History of mental illness Yes 4 9 6.31(1.81,8.93) 5.53(5.20,15.50) 0.02
No 25 355 1   
Depression Yes 21 101 6.83(2.93,12.92) 10.66(8.01, 19.01) 0.001
No 8 263 1 1  
Ever alcohol use Yes 20 185 2.15(0.95,4.84) 0.89(0.16, 4.96) 0.89
No 9 179 1 1  
Ever khat use Yes 9 57 2.42(1.05,5.60) 0.68(0.03,7.91) 0.80
No 20 307 1 1  
Ever cigarette use Yes 7 38 2.73(1.09,6.81) 1.37(0.07,15.86) 0.83
No 22 326 1 1  
Current alcohol use Yes 18 150 2.33(1.07,5.09) 2.39(0.42, 11.35) 0.32
No 11 214 1 1  
Current khat use Yes 8 43 2.84(1.19,6.81) 2.20(0.09,10.70) 0.84
No 21 321 1 1  
Current cigarette use Yes 6 31 2.80(1.06,7.40) 1.45(.06,9.00) 0.82
No 23 333 1 1