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Table 2 Factors affecting recidivism of suicide attempt and protective factors

From: Effect of telephone follow-up on repeated suicide attempt in patients discharged from an emergency psychiatry department: a controlled study

  Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
Adjusted according to the other variables of the model
Odds ratio 95% confidence interval P Odds ratio 95% confidence interval P
Sociodemographic characteristics
 Age (years) 0.99 0.99 - 1.01 0.842    
 Women 1.08 0.71 - 1.64 0.724    
 Social support 1.35 0.80 - 2.28 0.256    
 Employed 0.75 0.50 - 1.13 0.164    
 Resources 1.70 0.90 - 3.21 0.101 2.55 0.84 - 7.78 0.100
Psychiatric characteristics
 Previous suicide attempt 2.77a 1.81 - 4.26 <.0001 1.53 0.82 - 2.86 0.186
 Previous psychiatric hospitalization 2.66a 1.77 - 4.00 <.0001 1.91a 1.01 - 3.61 0.046
 Psychotropic treatment 5.15a 2.45 - 10.8 <.0001 2.74a 1.12 - 6.70 0.027
 Psychiatric follow-up care 2.61a 1.77 - 3.86 <.0001 1.11 0.60 - 2.06 0.737
 Major depressive disorder 0.86 0.57 - 1.29 0.459 0.76 0.40 - 1.45 0.408
 Bipolar disorder 1.41 0.39 - 5.08 0.597    
 Psychotic disorder 1.75 0.81 - 3.78 0.156 1.71 0.55 - 5.30 0.355
 Personality disorder 3.11a 2.08 - 4.67 <.0001 2.49a 1.23 - 5.04 0.012
 Anxiety disorder 0.86 0.38- -1.95 0.712 1.38 0.46 - 4.15 0.564
 Eating disorder 0.80 0.10 - 6.51 0.830    
 Psychosocial crisis 0.30b 0.17 - 0.55 <.0001 1.14 0.49 - 2.66 0.769
Telephone follow-up 0.67b 0.45 - 0.98 0.034 0.45b 0.26 0.78 0.004
  1. arisk factor; bprotective factor