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Table 4 Results for binary logistic regression analyses of variables influencing the type of suicide intent according to the Feuerlein Scale

From: A cross-national study on gender differences in suicide intent

Type of suicide intent Independent variables Odds ratio (OR) 95% CI for the OR p Nakelkerke’s R2
Non-habitual deliberate self- harm Male gendera .78 .53–1.15 p = 0.21 .14
Age groupb --- --- p < .001 ---
- 30-45 years .89 .69–1.16 p = 0.39 ---
- >45 years .44 .33–.59 p < .001 ---
Countryc --- --- p < .001 ---
- Germany .09 .06–.14 p < .001 ---
- Hungary .35 .26–.47 p < .001 ---
- Ireland .24 .18–.32 p < .001 ---
Gender X Age Group --- --- p < .001 ---
Gender X Country --- --- p = .07 ---
Parasuicidal pause Male gendera .55 .31–.96 p = .03 .165
Age groupb --- --- p = .003 ---
- 30-45 years 1.07 .83–1.38 p = .61 ---
- >45 years .7 .54–.92 p = .009 ---
Countryc --- --- p < .001 ---
- Germany 1.54 1.13–2.11 p = .006 ---
- Hungary 7.77 5.87–10.28 p < .001 ---
- Ireland .81 .57–1.15 p = .24 ---
Gender X Age Group --- --- p = .23 ---
Gender X Country --- --- p = .179 ---
Parasuicidal gesture Male gendera .61 .42–.88 p = .009 .098
Age groupb --- --- p = .172 ---
- 30-45 years .83 .67–1.03 p = .09 ---
- >45 years .85 .68–1.05 p = .13 ---
Countryc --- --- p < .001 ---
- Germany .67 .54–.84 p < .001 ---
- Hungary .09 .054–.84 p < .001 ---
- Ireland .99 .80–1.232 p = .95 ---
Gender X Age Group --- --- p = .20 ---
Gender X Country --- --- p = .009 ---
Serious suicide attempt Male gendera 1.93 1.42–2.62 p < .001 .071
Age groupb --- --- p < .001 ---
- 30-45 years 1.14 0.95–1.36 p = .17 ---
- >45 years 1.88 1.56–2.26 p < .001 ---
Countryc --- --- p < .001 ---
- Germany 2.95 2.41–3.6 p < .001 ---
- Hungary 1.32 1.07–1.64 p = .01 ---
- Ireland 2.32 1.9–2.84 p < .001 ---
Gender X Age Group --- --- p = .03 ---
Gender X Country --- --- p = .02 ---
  1. CI confidence interval, p significance level, R 2 proportion of explained variance regarding the logistic regression model
  2. aReference category: female
  3. bReference category: Younger Age
  4. cReference category: Portugal