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Table 5 Associations between perceived parental support and suicidal thoughts in an adjusted multinomial logistic regression model after multiple imputation for non-response data*

From: Perceived parental support in childhood and adolescence and suicidal ideation in young adults: a cross-sectional analysis of the i-Share study

Perceived parental support Adjusted ** (n = 11,248) Adjusted model ***(n = 11,248)
  Personal history of depression or attempted suicide No personal history of depression or attempted suicide
Occasional suicidal thoughts Frequent suicidal thoughts Occasional suicidal thoughts Frequent suicidal thoughts Occasional suicidal thoughts Frequent suicidal thoughts
OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI)
Extremely strong 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Strong 1.49 (1.30–1.70) 1.30 (0.96–1.76) 1.17 (0.72–1.90) 1.53 (0.52–4.51) 1.60 (1.38–1.86) 1.10 (0.72–1.68)
Moderate 2.13 (1.83–2.47) 2.92 (2.15–3.96) 1.32 (0.78–2.24) 2.51 (0.86–7.34) 2.40 (2.02–2.86) 3.05 (2.00–4.66)
Low 3.05 (2.49–3.73) 5.17 (3.60–7.41) 1.64 (0.81–3.35) 4.07 (1.15–14.43) 3.74 (2.91–4.80) 5.86 (3.48–9.85)
None 4.07 (2.85–5.80) 8.54 (5.10–14.31) 1.69 (0.53–5.40) 5.93 (0.87–9.97) 5.68 (3.75–8.61) 8.83 (3.90–20.03)
  1. OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval
  2. *Data from the i-Share cohort, 2013–2017
  3. **Adjusted for age, gender, parental divorce or separation, parental death, not living in parental home during childhood, perceived economic status in childhood, personal history of depression or attempted suicide, and parental history of depression or anxiety
  4. ***Adjusted for age, gender, parental divorce or separation, parental death, not living in parental home during childhood, perceived economic status in childhood, perceived parental support × personal history of depression or attempted suicide, and parental history of depression or anxiety