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Table 3 Multivariate Logistic Regression Analyses for Predictive Factors of Suicidal Ideation in Cancer Patients. (N = 544)

From: A cross-sectional study on associations of physical symptoms, health self-efficacy, and suicidal ideation among Chinese hospitalized cancer patients

Characteristics Model 1 Model 2 Model 3
aOR 95CI p aOR 95CI p aOR 95%CI p
Physical symptoms
 pain 1.62 1.06 2.47 0.026 1.33 0.84 2.08 0.223 1.11 0.69 1.79 0.659
 shortness of breath 1.37 0.79 2.36 0.265 1.52 0.85 2.73 0.157 1.47 0.80 2.72 0.218
 insomnia 2.10 1.34 3.27 0.001 2.00 1.25 3.19 0.004 1.84 1.13 3.00 0.015
 weakness 1.03 0.66 1.61 0.901 0.95 0.59 1.52 0.826 0.88 0.54 1.44 0.603
 nausea 1.56 0.76 3.20 0.223 1.20 0.57 2.53 0.636 0.95 0.43 2.10 0.891
 lack of appetite 2.51 1.56 4.04 < 0.001 2.38 1.43 3.94 0.001 2.14 1.26 3.64 0.005
Health Self-efficacy Score
 Low(<50)vs. High(≥50)      4.98 3.11 7.97 < 0.001 3.51 2.13 5.80 < 0.001
  1. Bold face p < 0.05
  2. aOR (95CI) Adjusted Odds Ratio (95% Confidence Interval)
  3. Model 1& Model 2: Adjusted for demographic and clinical variables including sex, age, marital status, education attainment, employment, metastasis, stage at diagnosis
  4. Model 3: Additionally adjusted diagnosed depression