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Table 3 Odds Ratios for major outcome variables across sexes

From: Psychiatric diagnoses in 3275 suicides: a meta-analysis

Disorders n for females n for males OR (95% CI) χ2 p-value
Any psychiatric disorders 398 801 0.98 (0.70–1.36) 0.02 0.881
Schizophrenia 17 44 1.30 (0.71–2.39) 0.79 0.373
Other psychotic disorders or psychosis NOS 15 40 1.33 (0.71–2.56) 0.88 0.347
Somatoform, anxiety and neurotic disorders 33 83 1.27 (0.85–1.97) 1.24 0.265
Bipolar disorders 26 43 0.81 (0.48–1.38) 0.68 0.409
Organic disorders 6 15 1.24 (0.45–3.60) 0.20 0.656
Adjustment disorders 31 64 1.02 (0.64–1.64) 0.01 0.917
Disorders more likely if male      
Alcohol problems 73 272 2.19 (1.63–2.95) 29.57 0.000
Other substances problems 32 122 2.02 (1.32–3.10) 11.89 0.001
Any substances problems 110 436 3.58 (2.78–4.61) 110.18 0.000
Personality disorders 41 153 2.01 (1.38–2.95) 14.60 0.000
Childhood disorders 13 117 4.95 (2.69–9.31) 34.57 0.000
Disorders more likely if female      
Depressive disorders 199 268 0.53 (0.42–0.68) 28.56 0.000
Any affective disorders 272 454 0.66 (0.53–0.83) 12.91 0.000
Other disorders 16 12 0.36 (0.16–0.82) 7.44 0.006