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Table 4 Logistic regression results showing predictors of the selection of firearms as a suicide method.

From: Who uses firearms as a means of suicide? A population study exploring firearm accessibility and method choice

   Confidence Interval
Variables in the equation Exp b # Lower Upper
Age:    
   under 25†    
   25-64 0.945 .630 1.418
   65+ 2.805*** 1.737 4.532
Gender    
   Male/Female† 2.519*** 1.606 3.952
Licence at death:    
   Yes/Never† 14.160*** 10.040 19.970
Accessibility:    
   ARIA1†/ARIA2 2.261* 1.641 3.113
Married:    
   Yes/Other† 1.216 0.917 1.615
Blood alcohol ≥ 0.05:    
   Yes/No† 0.899 0.656 1.232
Final model:    
   Cox and Snell R2 = 0.116, Nagalkerke R2 = 0.245, χ 2(1) = 354.023, p < 0.001
  1. # * p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01, *** p < 0.001
  2. † Reference category