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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Logistic regression analyses of the associations between alcohol habits and suicide

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OR Adjusted OR OR Adjusted OR OR Adjusted OR OR Adjusted OR OR Adjusted OR OR Adjusted OR
Age of alcohol initiation
Late teen 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Middle teen 1.227 1.090 1.386 1.139 1.366 1.107 1.804 1.423 1.419 1.069 2.092 1.506
Pre-teen 1.575 1.379 1.796 1.388 2.316 1.602 3.169 2.090 2.380 1.421 3.607 2.060
No. of times drinking in past 1monthǁ
0/month 1 1 1 1 1 1† 1 1 1 1 1 1
1-2/month 1.293 2.787 1.305 3.908 1.423 6.024 1.398 7.751 1.617 8.346 1.710 9.967
3-5/month 1.553 3.154 1.378
3.847 1.757 6.273 1.541 7.111 2.006 8.550 2.010 9.823
6-9/month 1.426 2.678 1.843 4.453 2.054 6.455 2.356 8.030 2.855 11.353 3.241 11.722
10-19/month 1.889 3.449 1.667 3.601 3.139 9.301 1.966 6.155 3.956 14.146 2.375 7.684
20-29/month 2.116 3.419 1.759 4.454 3.375 7.552 2.420 8.644 4.138 9.605 3.362 12.749
Daily 3.770 5.327
4.011 4.515 9.326 10.972 11.826 11.335 11.061 14.854 15.353 16.917
Amount of drinking in past 1month
1-2 cups of soju (less than 1 bottle of beer) 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1†
3-4 cups of soju (2 bottles of beer, 3 glasses of wine) 1.191 1.124 1.073 0.925 1.411 1.313 1.387 1.326 1.337 1.200 1.329 1.298
5-6 cups of soju (3 bottles of beer, 5 glasses of wine) 0.964 1.058 1.162 1.000 1.388 1.315 1.410 1.197 1.540 1.385 1.771 1.616
1-2 bottles of soju (4 bottles of beer, 6 glasses of wine) 1.296 0.848 1.102 0.945 1.143 0.978 1.335 1.148 1.351 1.126 1.584 1.488
More than 2 bottles of soju (8 bottles of beer, 12 glasses of wine) 0.581 0.878 1.415 1.007 2.132 1.025 2.793 1.481 2.305 1.079 2.930 1.720
No. of times drunk in past 1month**
0/month 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1-2/month 1.303 0.966 1.691 1.233 1.548 1.094 2.393 1.718 1.870 1.318 2.552 1.633†
3-4/month 2.278 2.090 3.094 2.133 4.316 2.929 4.683 2.615 3.979 2.784 5.516 2.996
More than 5/month 3.368 2.733 4.411 3.228 8.859 5.010 11.623 4.961 9.767 5.786 11.849 4.661

* pre-teen ranges from preschool to 6th grade, middle teen ranges from 7th to 9th grade, and late teen ranges from 10th to 12th grade; p value<0.05; p value<0.001; §adjusted by sex, grade, age, school performance, social economic status, depressive mood, stress; ǁadjusted by sex, grade, age, school performance, social economic status, depressive mood, stress, the average amount of drinking, and the frequency of drunkenness; adjusted by sex, grade, age, school performance, social economic status, depressive mood, stress, the frequency of drinking, and the frequency of drunkenness; **adjusted by sex, grade, age, school performance, social economic status, depressive mood, stress, the frequency of drinking, and the average amount of drinking. OR, odds ratio

J Korean Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2021;32:161-9 https://doi.org/10.5765/jkacap.210024
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