TABLE 5

Logistic Regression Analyses of Factors Associated With Adolescent Denial

Thoughts of Death or DyingThoughts of Killing Self
ORCIORCI
Demographics
 Age0.69*(0.53–0.89)0.65*(0.48–0.88)
 Sex (girl = ref)0.82(0.57–1.19)1.28(0.83–1.95)
 Age × sex1.31(0.91–1.88)1.50(0.98–2.30)
 Race (white = ref)1.85*(1.08–3.17)1.17(0.65–2.13)
 Hispanic (no = ref)0.65(0.32–1.31)0.88(0.36–2.12)
 SES1.29(0.99–1.69)0.99(0.73–1.33)
 Collateral relation (mother = ref)
  Father1.41(0.71–2.79)1.07(0.45–2.52)
  Other2.37(0.66–8.53)0.40(0.10–1.57)
χ2 (8) = 20.56*χ2 (8) = 15.11*
n = 566n = 386
Clinical factors
 Psychopathology severity0.08*(0.05–0.14)0.08*(0.04–0.16)
 Family history of suicide0.92(0.50–1.67)1.17(0.64–2.16)
 Psychoactive medications1.43(0.88–2.33)1.39(0.82–2.34)
 Psychotherapy1.24(0.72–2.16)0.69(0.30–1.61)
 Hospitalization0.75(0.41–1.38)0.35*(0.19–0.63)
 Trauma exposure (no trauma = ref)
  Assaultive0.93(0.51–1.70)0.76(0.39–1.50)
  Nonassaultive0.95(0.59–1.52)1.59(0.90–2.80)
χ2 (7) = 129.94*χ2 (7) = 114.40*
n = 546n = 376
  • CI, 95% confidence interval; OR, odds ratio; ref, reference group, higher scores indicate higher SES; n, sample size for each analysis.

  • * P < .05; ** P = .057.