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Table 2 Factors associated with suicidal ideation

From: Suicidal ideation and its related factors among older adults: a population-based study in Southwestern Iran

Factors Univariate model Multivariate model
OR (95% CI) p-value OR (95% CI) p-value
Age in years 0.98 (0.94–1.04) 0.604
Female sex 1.68 (1.01–2.78) 0.044 1.31 (0.76–2.24) 0.327
Single/widowed/divorced status 2.26 (1.36–3.76) 0.002 1.82 (1.06–3.313) 0.030*
Not working 1.48 (0.83–2.65) 0.183
Low educational level 1.67 (0.95–2.96) 0.074 1.15(0.62–2.13) 0.664
No insurance 1.69 (0.87–3.29) 0.118
Difficulty in access to medical care 1.50 (0.68–3.28) 0.310
Inability to pay medical bills in the past 12 months 2.70 (1.60–3.28) <  0.001 2.16 (1.23–3.79) 0.008*
Poor to moderate physical health 2.16 (1.25–3.70) 0.005 1.43 (0.78–2.61) 0.245
History of chronic disease 2.31 (1.40–3.81) 0.001 1.61 (0.95–2.74) 0.078
History of diagnosed depression/anxiety 3.47 (1.98–6.10) <  0.001 1.77 (0.91–3.44) 0.091
Current depression 2.78 (1.63–4.74) <  0.001 2.07 (1.18–3.65) 0.011*
Fear of COVID-19 0.96 (0.92–1.01) 0.057 1.60 (0.90–2.82) 0.104
Limited social network 2.06 (1.20–3.51) 0.008 1.77 (1.02–3.08) 0.042*
Low perceived social support 2.40 (1.35–4.29) 0.003 2.03 (1.11–3.71) 0.021*
  1. *Statistically significant