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Table 3 Multivariate associations between parental psychopathology and respondent lifetime suicidal behavior 1

From: Association between parental psychopathology and suicidal behavior among adult offspring: results from the cross-sectional South African Stress and Health survey

  In the total sample Among those with suicidal ideation
Ideation Attempts Plans Attempts
  OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI)
Depression 0.4 (0.1-1.2) 0.2 (0.0-1.1) 0.2 (0.0-2.1) 0.6 (0.0-10.5)
Panic 1.5 (1.0-2.2) 2.5* (1.3-4.7)* 2.5* (1.2-5.2)* 1.5 (0.6-4.1)
GAD 2.4* (1.2-4.8)* 1.5 (0.4-6.3) 2.0 (0.4-10.5) 0.8 (0.2-4.1)
Substance abuse 1.3 (0.8-2.1) 1.6 (0.8-3.4) 0.5 (0.1-1.6) 2.1 (0.7-6.9)
Anti-Social personality disorder 1.3 (0.9-2.1) 1.8 (0.9-3.8) 1.0 (0.3-3.1) 0.7 (0.2-2.5)
Suicide (Same-sex parent) 2.7* (1.5-4.9)* 1.5 (0.4-5.0) 0.4 (0.1-1.7) 0.4 (0.0-7.6)
  1. *Significant at the .05 level, two-sided test.
  2. 1Models control for person-year (1–5 intervals) and demographic factors (age, sex, education level, and marital status).