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Table 4 Lifetime Axis I and II disorders as predictors of suicide attempters in the six-year observation period when controlling for age, sex, education and substance use at T2. Logistic regression: method enter, blockwise (N = 145).

From: Predictors of suicide attempters in substance-dependent patients: a six-year prospective follow-up

  Block 1 Block 2
Predictors Sig OR 95%CI Sig OR 95% CI
Dysthymia 0.029 2.8 (1.1–7.1) 0.040 2.7 (1.0–7.0)
Generalized anxiety disorder 0.045 0.2 (0.04–0.9) 0.033 0.2 (0.03–0.9)
Number of Axis II disorders 0.118 1.2 (0.9–1.4) 0.169 1.1 (0.9–1.3)
Age (continuous) 0.574 0.9 (0.9–1.0) 0.712 0.9 (0.9–1.0)
Sex (male = 1) 0.855 0.9 (0.3–2.5) 0.774 0.9 (0.3–2.6)
Only elementary school (1 = yes) 0.139 2.0 (0.8–5.2) 0.076 2.4 (0.9–6.3)
Substance use at T2 (relapser = 1)     0.063 3.1 (0.9–10.5)
  1. Overall percentage = 81.4
  2. Abbreviations: OR, odds ratio; CI, confidence interval