Table 3

Age only and multivariable adjusted odds ratios (95% confidence intervals) of suicide among 1.27 million 25–64 year olds with complete data

WomenMen
Age onlyMultivariableAge onlyMultivariable
Raw numbers are random rounded to the nearest multiple of three as per Statistics New Zealand protocol with a minimum released value of 6. However all regression analyses use exact counts. Multivariable logistic regression models control for variables as shown in the table, five year age group, ethnicity (Maori, non-Maori) and household tenure (owner occupied, private tenancy, and public tenancy).
Marital status
Married1111
Not married1.81 (1.22, 2.69)1.60 (1.02, 2.50)2.08 (1.66, 2.61)1.84 (1.45, 2.34)
Highest qualification
Tertiary1.23 (0.74, 2.07)1.65 (0.95, 2.86)0.54 (0.38, 0.77)0.70 (0.49, 1.01)
Trade0.86 (0.43, 1.72)1.04 (0.52, 2.10)0.88 (0.67, 1.15)1.05 (0.80, 1.39)
School1.33 (0.81, 2.18)1.57 (0.95, 2.61)0.92 (0.68, 1.25)1.06 (0.78, 1.44)
Nil1111
Labour force status
Employed1111
Unemployed2.46 (1.10, 5.49)2.34 (1.01, 5.42)2.63 (1.87, 3.70)2.26 (1.56, 3.28)
Non-active2.57 (1.68, 3.94)2.63 (1.63, 4.25)3.16 (2.40, 4.17)2.59 (1.89, 3.55)
Household car access
Two or more1111
One1.13 (0.73, 1.74)1.01 (0.63, 1.62)1.43 (1.14, 1.79)1.18 (0.93, 1.50)
Nil3.31 (1.91, 5.76)2.37 (1.17, 4.79)1.94 (1.27, 2.96)1.01 (0.63, 1.62)
Equivalised household income
⩾$500000.61 (0.35, 1.05)1.20 (0.61, 2.33)0.49 (0.36, 0.67)0.87 (0.60, 1.27)
$30–$499990.67 (0.40, 1.11)1.26 (0.70, 2.26)0.60 (0.45, 0.80)0.98 (0.71, 1.36)
$20–$299990.62 (0.34, 1.10)0.97 (0.52, 1.79)0.69 (0.51, 0.95)0.96 (0.69, 1.33)
<$200001111