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Table 2 Factors associated with suicidal ideation among adolescents in Guyana, 2004

From: Prevalence and associated factors of suicidal ideation among school-going adolescents in Guyana: results from a cross sectional study

  Unadjusted odds ratios with 95% CI
  Total Males Females
Age (years)    
   <14 1.00 1.00 1.00
   14 0.88 [0.59, 1.31] 0.82 [0.42, 1.60] 0.91 [0.56, 0.49]
   15 0.85 [0.58, 1.26] 0.73 [0.37, 1.43] 0.90 [0.56, 1.46]
   ≥16 0.70 [0.39, 1.26] 0.41 [0.16, 1.03] 1.28 [0.59, 2.75]
Gender    
   Females 1.00 - -
   Males 0.64 [0.46, 0.87] - -
Close friends    
   No 1.00 1.00 1.00
   Yes 0.58 [0.35, 0.95] 0.43 [0.20, 0.96] 0.72 [0.38, 1.34]
Smoking    
   No 1.00 1.00 1.00
   Yes 1.85 [1.08, 3.19] 1.66 [0.77, 3.56] 3.25 [1.41, 7.50]
Alcohol use    
   No 1.00 1.00 1.00
   Yes 1.70 [1.25, 2.30] 2.09 [1.21, 3.61] 1.93 [1.31, 2.83]
Bullied    
   No 1.00 1.00 1.00
   Yes 2.87 [2.06, 3.99] 2.25 [1.26, 4.02] 3.62 [2.42, 5.42]
Depression    
   No 1.00 1.00 1.00
   Yes 2.87 [2.06, 3.99] 2.25 [1.26, 4.02] 3.62 [2.42, 5.42]
Understanding parents    
   No 1.00 1.00 1.00
   Yes 0.45 [0.32, 0.62] 0.50 [0.29, 0.88] 0.41 [0.27, 0.62]