Table 1

Prevalence of suicide ideation and sociodemographic characteristics of individuals with and without suicide ideation (N=1266)

VariableSuicidal ideation + (n=34)Suicidal ideation − (n=1232)
Per cent95% CIPer cent95% CIOR95% CI
Sex
 Male79.4(62.1 to 91.3)87.1(85.1 to 88.9)0.6(0.2 to 1.3)
 Female21.6(8.7 to 37.9)12.9(11.1 to 14.9)1.0(1.0 to 1.0)
Age
 20–2914.7(2.6 to 26.8)9.3(7.6 to 10.9)1.6(1.0 to 2.5)
 30–3926.5(11.4 to 41.5)29.9(27.3 to 32.4)1.5(0.8 to 2.8)
 40–4947.1(30.0 to 64.1)29.9(27.3 to 32.4)4.2(1.4 to 12.5)
 50+11.7(0.4 to 23.2)30.9(28.4 to 33.6)1.0(1.0 to 1.0)
Smoking status
 Current38.2(21.6 to 54.8)36.4(33.6 to 39.1)1.0(0.7 to 1.5)
 Past26.5(11.4 to 41.5)31.0(28.4 to 33.6)0.8(0.3 to 1.9)
 Never35.3(19.0 to 51.6)32.6(30.0 to 35.3)1.0(1.0 to 1.0)
Alcohol consumption
 Every day (6–7 times/week)29.4(13.9 to 45.0)18.8(16.6 to 20.9)0.7(0.4 to 1.1)
 Often (1–5 times/week)47.1(30.0 to 64.1)46.5(43.7 to 49.3)0.6(0.3 to 1.4)
 No regular drinking23.5(9.0 to 38.0)34.7(32.1 to 37.4)1.0(1.0 to 1.0)
Exercise
 Irregular70.6(52.5 to 84.9)62.1(59.3 to 64.8)1.5(0.7 to 3.1)
 Regular29.4(15.1 to 47.5)37.9(35.2 to 40.7)1.0(1.0 to 1.0)