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Table 1 Socio-demographic correlates of suicidality

From: The prevalence and characteristics of suicidality in HIV/AIDS as seen in an African population in Entebbe district, Uganda

  Number in study (N,%) Suicidality (n,%) Unadjusted OR (95 % CI) Adjusted OR (95 % CI)1
Sex    P = 0.003 P = 0.01
  Male  169 (27.3) 5 (3.0) 1 1
  Female  449 (72.7) 43 (9.6) 3.47 (1.35-8.93) 3.06 (1.17-8.02)
Age (years)    P = 0.17 P = 0.46
  19-24  59 (9.5) 5 (8.5) 1 1
  25-34  238 (38.5) 25 (10.5) 1.27 (0.46-3.46) 1.30 (0.48-3.57)
  35-44  218 (35.3) 11 (5.1) 0.57 (0.19-1.72) 0.72 (0.24-2.18)
  45 +   103 (16.7) 7 (6.8) 0.79 (0.24-2.60) 1.00 (0.30-3.35)
Marital status    P = 0.81 P = 0.64
  Currently married/      
  cohabiting  275 (48.5) 24 (8.0) 1 1
  Widowed  75 (13.2) 5 (6.0) 0.73 (0.27-1.98) 0.59 (0.20-1.71)
  Separated/Divorced  132 (23.3) 13 (9.1) 1.14 (0.56-2.31) 0.96 (0.46-1.99)
  Single  85 (15.0) 6 (6.4) 0.78 (0.31-1.99) 0.65 (0.25-1.67)
Education level    P = 0.59 P = 0.52
  No education  65 (10.5) 7 (10.8) 1 1
  Primary only  289 (46.8) 20 (6.9) 0.62 (0.25-1.52) 0.61 (0.24-1.53)
  Secondary and      
  above  264 (42.7) 21 (7.9) 0.72 (0.29-1.76) 0.80 (0.32-2.00)
Religion    P = 0.28 P = 0.14
  Christian  535 (86.9) 44 (8.2) 1 1
  Moslem  81 (13.1) 4 (4.9) 0.58 (0.20-1.66) 0.47 (0.16-1.37)
Employment Status    P = 0.43 P = 0.80
  Farmer/Fisherman  97 (15.7) 6 (6.2) 1 1
  Professional/Clerical  43 (7.0) 23(7.0) 1.14 (0.27-4.78) 1.06 (0.25-4.56)
  Tradesperson/      
  artisan/transport      
  worker  262 (42.4) 20 (7.6) 1.25 (0.49-3.22) 0.96 (0.36-2.57)
  Unemployed/house      
  Wife  131 (21.2) 15 (11.4) 1.96 (0.73-5.25) 1.31 (0.46-3.75)
  Others (including      
  students)  84 (13.6) 4 (4.8) 0.76 (0.21-2.78) 0.66 (0.17-2.49)
Clinic    P = 0.43 P = 0.39
  Entebbe distric      
  hospital  531 (85.9 %) 43 (8.1 %) 1 1
  Kigunga health centre  87 (14.1 %) 5 (5.7 %) 0.69 (0.27-1.80) 0.66 (0.25-1.73)
  1. 1 adjusted for age group and sex.