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Table 7 Moderate-risk predictive factors in the EMR model for 3-month prediction

From: Risk stratification using data from electronic medical records better predicts suicide risks than clinician assessments

Risk factor Relative importance Wald statistic Selection probability Coefficient: 95% CIs
Emergency visits past 3 months 100.0 3.9 1.00 (0.60, 1.83)
Number of mental health diagnosis groups 52.7 2.2 0.99 (0.08, 1.35)
Problems related to lifestyle past 12–24 months 29.7 1.5 0.91 (0.00, 1.20)
Personal history of risk-factors past 6–12 months 23.4 1.8 0.98 (0.00, 1.36)
Male & postcode changes past 3 months 21.9 1.1 0.82 (0.00, 1.04)
Moderate-risk events past 6–12 months 20.4 1.3 0.93 (0.01, 0.99)
Problems related to lifestyle past 6–12 months 17.3 1.1 0.83 (0.00, 0.99)
Moderate-risk events past 3 months 17.0 1.1 0.92 (0.01, 0.88)
Poisoning by unspecified drugs, medicaments and biological substances past 3 months 16.7 1.1 0.84 (0.00, 1.15)
Symptoms and signs involving emotional state past 3 months 15.5 1.2 0.86 (0.00, 0.86)
Mental health diagnoses: depressive episodes; bipolar disorders past 3 months 15.3 1.0 0.76 (0.00, 1.05)
Drugs used to treat addictive disorders past 3 months 15.1 1.2 0.86 (0.00, 1.73)
  1. MHDG: Mental Health Diagnosis Group.