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Table. 3.

Table. 3.

Multivariable logistic regression analysis for factors associated with high-lethality among patients with deliberate selfpoisoning (n=491)

Variable OR 95% CI p
Sex
Male 1.00
Female 0.50 0.30-0.81 0.01
Age (yr)
-29 1.00
30-39 0.71 0.30-1.67 0.43
40-49 0.74 0.34-1.60 0.44
50-59 0.93 0.44-1.93 0.84
60-69 0.66 0.26-1.65 0.37
70-79 1.80 0.73-4.42 0.20
Visit time (hour)
0-6 1.00
6-12 0.87 0.38-1.98 0.74
12-18 0.74 0.38-1.45 0.38
18-24 1.04 0.55-1.97 0.90
Type of poisoning drug
Psychiatric drugs 1.00
Other prescribed drugs 2.29 0.97-5.42 0.06
OTC drugs 2.49 1.08-5.74 0.03
Herbicides 8.65 3.91-19.13 <0.01
Trigger event
Interpersonal problems 1.00
Economic and social problems 1.23 0.64-2.40 0.53
Others 1.37 0.68-2.78 0.38
Unknown 1.36 0.69-2.67 0.38
Treatment consent
Refusing psychiatric treatment 1.00
Consenting to psychiatric treatment 0.99 0.52-1.88 0.97
Previous suicide attempts
No 1.00
Yes 0.81 0.41-1.59 0.54
Psychiatric treatment history
None 1.00
In treatment 0.92 0.29-2.94 0.89
Previous history 0.36 0.08-1.55 0.17
Blood alcohol levels (mg/dL)
0 1.00
-150 1.12 0.61-2.07 0.71
>150 1.61 0.82-3.15 0.17
Suicide intent expression
Admit 1.00
Denial 0.28 0.15-0.55 <0.01
Unmeasured 0.72 0.40-1.29 0.26
Number of outpatient visits after discharge
0 1.00
1-9 0.72 0.38-1.37 0.31
10- 0.36 0.12-1.08 0.07
Last psychiatric outpatient visit
None 1.00
Within one week 1.62 0.39-6.66 0.51
Within one month 1.58 0.44-5.73 0.49
More than one month 2.69 0.67-10.88 0.17
Previous psychiatric admission
None 1.00
Once 1.12 0.44-2.88 0.81
Multiple 0.96 0.36-2.51 0.93

OR: odds ratios, CI: confidence intervals, OTC drug: over-the-counter drugs (medicines sold directly to a consumer without a requirement for a prescription from a healthcare professional

J Korean Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2021;32:17-27 https://doi.org/10.5765/jkacap.200034
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