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Table 3 Multivariate logistic regression model predicting suicide behaviour with selected variables. Results from the male cohort

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

Variables (male) 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 1.461 [1.074—1.988] p = .016* 1.292 [0.902—1.851] p = .163 1.856 [1.305—2.637] p = .001**
Loneliness 2.497 [1.704—3.659] p = .000** 1.923 [1.224—3.020] p = .005* 1.694 [1.109—2.587] p = .015*
Anxiety 1.307 [0.823—2.075] p = .257 1.528 [0.913—2.555] p = .106 2.631 [1.693—4.088] p = .000**
Being physically attacked 1.465 [1.069—2.008] p = .017* 1.004 [0.690—1.461] p = .982 1.660 [1.167—2.362] p = .005*
Getting in fights 1.229 [0.893—1.690] p = .205 1.697 [1.172—2.457] p = .005* 1.364 [0.956—1.946] p = .087
Alcohol consumption 1.389 [0.989—1.952] p = .058 1.441 [0.969—2.142] p = .071 1.112 [0.753—1.641] p = .594
In troubles due to alcohol 0.995 [0.585—1.559] p = .853 1.471 [1.867—2.469] p = .152 2.572 [1.634—4.049] p = .000**
Having no close friends 1.825 [0.959—3.472] p = .067 3.010 [1.533—5.910] p = .001* 2.717 [1.415—5.217] p = .003*
Having kind and helpful peers 0.724 [0.507—1.033] p = .075 0.671 [0.440—1.024] p = .064 0.828 [0.550—1.224] p = .345
Having understanding parents 0.812 [0.545—1.209] p = .304 0.872 [0.553—1.375] p = .555 1.123 [0.741—1.703] p = .583
Parental control 0.668 [0.450—0.992] p = .045* 0.722 [0.450—1.142] p = .164 0.753 [0.491—1.154] p = .193
Truancy 1.092 [0.797—1.496] p = .586 1.052 [0.728—1.519] p = .789 1.329 [0.939—1.882] p = .109
  1. Abbreviations: CI Confidence Interval, LL Lower Limit, UL Upper Limit
  2. a Suicidal ideation: χ2 = 85.407, df = 12, p = .000
  3. b Suicide plan: χ2 = 68.678, df = 12, p = .000
  4. c Suicide attempts: χ2 = 138.864, df = 12, p = .000
  5. Note. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.001