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Table 7 Characteristics of associated factors for suicidal attempt among HIV/AIDS patients in Africa

From: Suicidal ideation, attempt, and its associated factors among HIV/AIDS patients in Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis study

Associated factors Odds ratio (AOR) 95% confidence interval Strength of association Author, year of publication
Being female 4.1 1.8, 9.8 Strong and positive Wondie et al. 2018
WHO clinical stage-III 3.1 1.2,7.8 Strong and positive Wondie et al. 2018
Presence of opportunistic infections 3.1 1.6, 6.00 Strong and positive Wondie et al. 2018
Comorbid depression 5.6 2.8, 11.1 Strong and positive Wondie et al. 2018
Poor social support 3.4 1.20, 9.40 Strong and positive Wondie et al. 2018
WHO-clinical stage 4 10.98 3.56, 33.79 Strong and positive Gebremariam et al. 2017
WHO-clinical stage 3 4.46 1.93, 10.29 Strong and positive Gebremariam et al. 2017
Being female 4.48 1.85, 10.29 Strong and positive Gebremariam et al. 2017
Not on HAART 3.44 1.33, 8.89 Strong and positive Gebremariam et al. 2017
Ever-substance use 3.39 1.32,8.73 Strong and positive Gebremariam et al. 2017
Comorbid depression 2.04 1.07, 3.87 Strong and positive Gebremariam et al. 2017
Being female 2.8 1.30, 6.20 Strong and positive Bitew et al. 2016
Being single 8.4 3.1, 22.8 Strong and positive Bitew et al. 2016
Presence of OI 2.3 1.20,4.80 Strong and positive Bitew et al. 2016
Perceived stigma 2.9 1.40, 5.90 Strong and positive Bitew et al. 2016
Poor social support 3 1.60,5.9 Strong and positive Bitew et al. 2016
Perception of poor physical health 2.2 1.23, 3.99 Strong and positive Rukundo et al. 2016
Physical pain 1.8 1.01, 3.30 Strong and positive Rukundo et al. 2016
Reducing work due to illness 2.2 1.23, 3.99 Strong and positive Rukundo et al. 2016
Recent HIV diagnosis 1.02 1.01, 1.03 weak and positive Rukundo et al. 2016
High negative coping style score 2.5 1.93, 6.93 Strong and positive Kinyanda et al. 2012
Past history of psychiatric illness 4.5 1.33, 15.10 Strong and positive Kinyanda et al. 2012
Psychosocial impairment 2 1.07, 3.76 Strong and positive Kinyanda et al. 2012
Comorbid depression 30.3 14.40, 63.80 Strong and positive Kinyanda et al. 2012