TABLE 5

Mental Health Condition Correlates of SIB

No. (%)OR (95% CI)
Single SIB Incident Versus No SIB>1 SIB Incident Versus No SIB
No SIB (n = 2381)Single SIB Incident (n = 121)>1 SIB Incident (n = 347)Univariate ModelMultivariate ModelaUnivariate ModelMultivariate Modela
Suicidal ideation, plan, gesture, or attempt
    Within lifetime153 (6.4)25 (20.6)135 (38.9)3.8b (2.3–6.1)3.1b (1.8–5.2)10.6b (8.0–14.0)7.4b (5.4–10.1)
    Never2228 (93.5)96 (79.3)212 (61.1)1.01.01.01.0
Perceived level of distress (K-6)
    6–131629 (68.4)65 (53.7)146 (42.0)1.01.01.01.0
    14–18627 (26.3)39 (32.2)144 (41.4)1.6c (1.0–2.3)1.3 (0.9–2.1)2.6b (2.0–3.3)1.8b (1.3–2.4)
    19–2493 (3.9)15 (12.3)55 (15.8)4.0b (2.2–7.3)3.1b (1.6–6.2)6.6b (4.6–9.7)3.5b (2.2–5.7)
≥1 characteristics of eating disorder
    Yes467 (19.6)30 (24.8)157 (45.2)1.3 (0.9–2.0)1.0 (0.6–1.6)3.6b (2.7–4.2)2.0b (1.5–2.7)
    No1914 (80.4)91 (75.2)190 (54.8)1.01.01.01.0
  • Data were derived from multivariate logistic regression analysis with comorbid mental health conditions entered as predictors of dichotomously coded SIB.

  • a All effects were adjusted simultaneously for gender, international student status, age, race/ethnicity, parental education status, sexual orientation, and family composition while in high school.

  • b P < .001.

  • c P < .05.