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Table 3 Multivariate associations between demographic characteristics, pregnancy-related characteristics, health status, and perceived social support and suicide attempts (N = 940)

From: Suicide attempt and its associated factors amongst women who were pregnant as adolescents in Bangladesh: a cross-sectional study

  B S.E Wald χ2 p OR (95%CI)
Age − 0.77 0.15 27.41  < 0.001 0.46 (0.35–0.62)
Place of birth      
 Rural Reference     1
 Urban 0.98 0.86 1.31 0.253 2.67 (0.50–14. 38)
Current work status      
 Unemployed Reference     1
 Employed 0.89 0.78 1.31 0.253 2.44 (0.53–11.25)
Perceived health status      
 Good/fair Reference     1
 Bad 2.19 0.53 16.90  < 0.001 8.91 (3.14–25.30)
Age of first pregnancy, years      
 14–15 Reference     1
 16 1.01 0.65 2.44 0.118 2.75 (0.77–9.73)
 17 1.30 0.64 4.14 0.042 3.67 (1.05–12.82)
Outcomes of the first pregnancy      
 Completed or carrying Reference     1
 Terminated 0.43 0.51 0.72 0.396 1.54 (0.57–4.14)
Pregnant plan      
 No Reference     1
 Yes − 1.04 0.65 2.59 0.107 0.35 (0.10–1.25)
Reasons of first pregnancy      
 Normal Reference     
 Abnormal (e.g., rape) − 0.07 0.09 0.71 0.400 0.93 (0.79–1.10)
Perceived social support      
 Family − 0.07 0.09 0.71 0.400 0.93 (0.79–1.10)
 Friends − 0.39 0.11 11.59 0.001 0.68 (0.54–0.85)
 Others 0.04 0.07 0.29 0.590 1.04 (0.91–1.19)
  1. Dependent variable: suicide attempts (0 = without, 1 = with)