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Table 1 Distribution of socio-demographic characteristics at the index suicide attempt

From: Risk of re-attempts and suicide death after a suicide attempt: A survival analysis

  No re-attempters
(n = 992)
Re-attempters
(n = 249)
Total
(n = 1241)
p-value O.R.
(95% CI)
n % n % n %
Sex 992 100 249 100 1241 100 p = 0.213  
 Male 381 38.4 85 34.1 466 37.6   -
 Female 611 61.6 164 65.9 775 62.4   1.16 (0.92–1.47)
Age 992 100 249 100 1241 100 p = 0.025  
  < 20 71 7.1 21 8.4 92 7.4   2.03 (1.14–3.61)
 20–29 184 18.5 43 17.3 227 18.3   1.68 (1.01–2.81)
 30–39 246 24.8 75 30.1 321 25.9   2.08 (1.29–3.35)
 40–49 211 21.3 63 25.3 274 22.1   2.04 (1.26–3.32)
 50–59 138 13.9 29 11.6 167 13.4   1.54 (0.89–2.67)
  ≥ 60 142 14.3 18 7.2 160 12.9   -
Marital status 772 100 197 100 969 100 p = 0.161  
 Unmarried 157 20.3 48 24.4 205 21.1   3.04 (0.99–9.30)
 Stable partnership/married/cohabiting 404 52.3 100 50.8 504 52   2.58 (0.86–7.77)
 Separated/Divorced 175 22.7 46 23.3 221 22.8   2.71 (0.88–8.28)
 Widower 36 4.7 3 1.5 39 4   -
Place of birth 949 100 240 100 1189 100 p = 0.226  
 Spain 834 87.9 219 91.2 1053 88.6   1.75 (0.86–3.55)
 South America 63 6.6 14 5.8 77 6.5   1.53 (0.66–3.56)
 Other 52 5.5 7 2.9 59 4.9   -
Educational level 278 100 72 100 350 100 p = 0.677  
 Primary 142 51.1 34 47.2 176 50.3   1.35 (0.52–3.53)
 Secondary I 77 27.7 23 31.9 100 28.6   1.61 (0.60–4.28)
 Secondary II 35 12.6 11 15.3 46 13.1   1.67 (0.59–4.77)
 College 24 8.6 4 5.6 28 8   -
Employment situation 625 100 160 100 785 100 p = 0.306  
 Employed 208 33.3 57 35.6 265 33.8   1.45 (0.95–2.20)
 Unemployed 132 21.1 36 22.5 168 21.4   1.44 (0.92–2.27)
 Pensioner 155 24.8 27 16.9 182 23.2   -
 Student 51 8.2 16 10 67 8.5   1.61 (0.93–2.80)
 No income 79 12.6 24 15 103 13.1   1.57 (0.96–2.58)
Home living arrangements 633 100 168 100 801 100 p = 0.621  
 Living alone 87 13.7 21 12.5 108 13.5   -
 1 person 170 26.8 38 22.6 208 25.9   0.94 (0.58–1.52)
 2 people 201 31.7 63 37.5 264 32.8   1.23 (0.79–1.91)
 3 people 120 19 32 19 152 18.9   1.08 (0.66–1.77)
  ≥ 4 people 55 8.7 17 10.1 72 9.0   1.21 (0.69–2.14)