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Table 4 Logistic Regression models for the association between suicide attempts, legal guardianship and accommodation setting

From: Is the level of institutionalisation found in psychiatric housing services associated with the severity of illness and the functional impairment of the patients? A patient record analysis

  Suicide attempt during lifetime Legal guardianship
OR p OR p
Type of housing: “No housing support” as reference category
Private household with add. welfare supp. 0.450 0.074 13.665 0.000
Foster families for adults 0.112 0.001 4.779 0.017
Staffed apartments 1.010 0.989 11.907 0.026
Intensively staffed group homes 0.562 0.143 18.831 0.000
Psychiatric nursing homes 0.717 0.454 5.708 0.001
Control variables     
Age 0.994 0.558 1.060 0.000
Gender 0.398 0.002 1.090 0.824
Living situation (single) 0.434 0.174 0.122 0.008
Diagnosis of schizophrenia 0.737 0.299 1.686 0.177
Constant 5.344 0.016 0.023 0.000
           F/p 27.01 0.000 79.69 0.000
           Pseudo R2 0.078 0.287
          N 250 250
  1. Abbreviations: GAF Global Assessment of Functioning, CGI Clinical Global Impression;
  2. Statistical parameters: OR = odds ratio; p = level of significance; F = value on F-distribution for variances; Pseufo R2 = fit of regression analysis as degree of explanation effect by this model; N = sample size
  3. Dichotomous variables: gender: women = 0; men = 1; living situation: 0 = single; 1 = living in couple; diagnosis: 1 = schizophrenia; 0 = any other diagnosis according to ICD-10