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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics and risk of suicide between suicides and suicide attempters in the Malekan County, from 2014–2017

From: Outcomes of community-based suicide prevention program in primary health care of Iran

Variables Attempters (N = 821) Suicides (N = 32) OR (95% CI) P-value
Gender
 Female 525 (63.95) 9 (28.12) 1 1
 Male 296 (36.05) 23 (71.9) 4.6 (1.99–10.63) 0.001
Age
 10–25 504 (61.39) 9 (28.125) 1 1
 26–40 241 (29.35) 18 (56.25) 4.22 (1.75–10.15) 0.001
  ≥ 40 76 (9.25) 5 (15.63) 3.76 (1.1–12.92) 0.035
Occupation
 Student 181 (22.05) 7 (21.87) 1 1
 Farming related 24 (2.92) 2 (6.25) 2.42 (0.36–16.03) 0.357
 Housewife 540 (66.77) 5 (15.63) 0.23 (0.07–0.80) 0.021
 Unemployed or free 76 (9.25) 18 (56.25) 1.43 (0.68–3.17) 0.038
Marital status
 Single 140 (17.05) 10 (31.25) 1 1
 Married 611 (74.42) 21 (65.63) 0.47 (0.20–1.12) 0.091
 Widow and Divorced 70 (8.53) 1 (3.12) 0.2 (0.23–1.73) 0.144
Educational level
 Primary school 277 (33.74) 10 (31.25) 1 1
 Secondary school 427 (52.00) 19 (59.38) 1.23 (0.53–4.21) 0.623
 High school and Academic 118 (14.37) 3 (9.37) 0.70 (0.17–2.82) 0.626
Family size
 2 ≥  155 (18.83) 4 (12.5) 1.37 (0.72–3.27) 0.317
 3–4 443 (53.9) 16 (50.00)
  ≥ 4 223 (27.16) 12 (37.5)
Income (Rials)
  < 5 million 383 (46.65) 8 (25.00) 1 1
 5 –10 million 304 (37.02) 13 (40.62) 2.05 (0.79–5.3) 0.138
 10–20 million 91 (11.08) 4 (12.5) 2.11 (0.56–7.88) 0.263
  > 20 million 43 (5.24) 7 (21.88) 7.87 (2.24–27.57) 0.001
Resident
 Urban 166 (20.22) 2 (6.25) 1 1
 Rural 655 (79.78) 30 (93.75) 3.22 (0.812–12.78) 0.079
Live alone 43 (5.23) 1 (3.12) 0.94 (0.91- 1.19) 0.530
Substance abuse 45 (5.48) 2 (6.250 1.11 (1.00–1.27) 0.042
Alcohol Consumption (daily) 41 (4.99) 11 (34.37) 1.43 (1.12–1.85) 0.001
Smoking (daily) 147 (17.90) 3 (9.37) 1.49 (1.12- 2.06) 0.001