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Table 3 Odds ratio of suicide for men and women. Association between marital status, educational attainment, at least one child, and risk of suicide. Also controlled for age group and time

From: Marital status, educational attainment, and suicide risk: a Norwegian register-based population study

  Men Women
Variable Odds ratio 95% CI Odds ratio 95% CI
Educational attainment
Ref: secondary education
  
 Primary education 1.27*** 1.17–1.38 1.29*** 1.13–1.47
 Tertiary education 0.72*** 0.65–0.80 1.03 0.89–1.19
Marital status
Ref: married
  
 Never married 2.21*** 1.98–2.48 1.75*** 1.44–2.12
 Widow/widower 2.78*** 1.83–4.26 2.89*** 2.08–4.01
 Divorced 3.37*** 3.05–3.73 3.60*** 3.14–4.14
 Separated 5.49*** 4.80–6.28 5.03*** 4.08–6.21
At least one child 0.63*** 0.56–0.69 0.51*** 0.43–0.61
_cons 0.00011***   0.00004***  
Prob > chi2 0.000   0.000  
  1. *p < .05
  2. **p < .01
  3. ***p < .001