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Table 5 Multivariate model of the associations between type and number of parental disorders and Respondent 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 0.2 (0.0-1.2) 0.4 (0.1-1.5) 0.1 (0.0-1.3) 0.6 (0.0-9.8)
Panic 2.5 (1.4-4.7)* 1.6 (1.1-2.4)* 2.1 (0.9-5.1) 1.4 (0.5-4.1)
GAD 1.5 (0.4-6.1) 2.8 (1.2-6.3)* 1.1 (0.1-13.3) 0.7 (0.1-4.7)
Substance abuse 1.7 (0.5-5.0) 1.5 (0.8-2.7) 0.2 (0.0-2.2) 1.7 (0.4-6.7)
Anti-social personality disorder 1.8 (0.9-3.8) 1.5 (0.9-2.6) 0.8 (0.2-3.0) 0.6 (0.2-2.6)
Suicide (Same-sex parent) 1.5 (0.4-5.0) 3.0 (1.6-5.7)* 0.4 (0.1-1.4) 0.3 (0.0-7.0)
Number of parental disorders
2 or more parental disorders 1.0 (0.2-4.2) 0.6 (0.3-1.5) 3.6 (0.2-53.2) 1.6 (0.2-10.4)
  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).