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Table 2 Sex differences by risk of suicide attempts associated with weekdays and months

From: The association of monthly, diurnal and circadian variations with suicide attempts by young people

Parameter Level 1 Relative risk Lower 95%CI Upper 95%CI
(a)
 Weekday Monday = Ref 1
Tuesday 0.94 0.82 1.08
Wednesday 0.81 0.70 0.94
Thursday 0.84 0.73 0.97
Friday 0.86 0.75 1.00
Saturday 0.67 0.58 0.79
Sunday 0.93 0.81 1.07
 Sex Female = ref 1
Male 0.34 0.31 0.38
(b)
 Month January = Ref 1
February 1.11 0.86 1.43
March 1.41 1.11 1.80
April 1.05 0.81 1.36
May 1.16 0.90 1.50
June 1.61 1.27 2.04
July 1.42 1.11 1.81
August 1.31 1.03 1.68
September 1.19 0.93 1.54
October 1.23 0.96 1.58
November 0.97 0.74 1.26
December 0.75 0.57 1.00
 Sex Female = ref 1
Male 0.22 0.20 0.26