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Table 6 Binary logistic regression analysis showing the most important predictors of depression and suicide literacy

From: Level and predictors of mental health literacy of depression and suicide among undergraduate medical students

Variables SE Wald Sig. Odds ratio (95% CI)
Depression
 Gender (male) 1.21 3.43 0.032* 1.33 (1.09–3.93)
 Family history of depression 0.64 0.79 0.010* 3.76 (1.32–7.11)
 Family history of consulting psychiatrist 1.79 1.23 0.831 0.58 (0.22–3.65)
 History of suicidal ideations 0.45 3.54 0.003** 2.37 (1.23–4.69)
 Previous training on mental health 0.14 5.22 0.827 0.31 (0.45–2.15)
Suicide literacy
 Family history of consulting psychiatrist 0.22 3.22 0.502 0.62 (1.17–2.09)
 Family history of suicidal attempts 0.79 1.09 0.323 1.54 (1.32–4.37)
 Previous training on mental health 1.21 2.53 0.645 2.61 (1.18–5.81)