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Table 2 Multivariate logistic regression model predicting suicide behaviour with selected variables. Results from the female cohort

From: Bullying and other risk factors related to adolescent suicidal behaviours in the Philippines: a look into the 2011 GSHS Survey

Variables (female) aSuicidal Ideation bSuicide Plans cSuicide Attempts
OR (95% CI) P value OR (95% CI) P value OR (95% CI) P value
LL UL LL UL LL UL
Being bullied 1.547 [1.242—1.927] p = .000** 1.299 [0.998—1.689] p = .051 1.571 [1.218—2.027] p = .001*
Loneliness 2.391 [1.866—3.065] p = .000** 1.772 [1.318—2.382] p = .000** 1.895 [1.431—1.511] p = .000**
Anxiety 1.548 [1.156—2.073] p = .003* 1.587 [1.137—2.215] p = .007* 1.245 [0.894—1.736] p = .195
Being physically attacked 0.951 [0.751—1.203] p = .673 1.126 [0.855—1.483] p = .399 0.991 [0.760—1.292] p = .947
Getting in fights 1.270 [1.008—1.600] p = .043* 1.074 [0.812—1.420] p = .617 1.525 [1.77—1.976] p = .001*
Alcohol consumption 2.263 [1.736—2.951] p = .000** 1.892 [1.386—2.582] p = .000** 1.904 [1.411—2.570] p = .000**
In troubles due to alcohol 1.864 [1.269—2.738] p = .002* 2.338 [1.548—3.530] p = .000** 1.870 [1.244—2.811] p = .003*
Having no close friends 1.639 [0.929—2.892] p = .088 4.433 [2.572—7.640] p = .000** 4.145 [2.425—7.084] p = .000**
Having kind and helpful peers 0.839 [0.665—1.058] p = .137 1.032 [0.787—1.354] p = .819 1.025 [0.788—1.332] p = .854
Having understanding parents 0.717 [0.547—0.939] p = .016* 0.730 [0.530—1.006] p = .054 0.661 [0.482—1.906] p = .010*
Parental control 0.734 [0.574—0.939] p = .014* 0.929 [0.695—1.242] p = .619 0.853 [0.644—1.129] p = .267
Truancy 1.362 [1.088—1.705] p = .007* 1.357 [1.039—1.773] p = .025 1.398 [1.804—1.803] p = .010*
  1. Abbreviations: CI Confidence Interval, LL Lower Limit, UL Upper Limit
  2. a Suicidal ideation: χ2 = 260.461, df = 12, p = .000
  3. b Suicide plan: χ2 = 151.750, df = 12, p = .000
  4. c Suicide attempts: χ2 = 185.852, df = 12, p = .000
  5. Note. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.001