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Table 3 Correlates of suicidality

From: Depression and suicidality among adolescents living with human immunodeficiency virus in Lagos, Nigeria

Variables Suicidality Statistics
Yes (n%) No (n%) Total X2 p
Gender
 Male 38 (30.6) 86 (69.4) 124 3.101 0.078
 Female 33 (42.9) 44 (57.1) 77   
Primary care giver
 Both parent 31 (32.0) 66 (68.0) 97 0.929 0.335
 With one parent/others 40 (38.5) 64 (61.5) 104   
Family type
 Monogamous 44 (32.1) 93 (67.9) 137 1.936 0.184
 Polygamous 27 (42.2) 37 (57.8) 64   
Oslo score
 Poor social support 29 (38.7) 46 (61.3) 75 1.458 0.482
 Moderate social support 31 (36.0) 55 (64.0) 86   
 Strong social support 11 (36.0) 29 (72.5) 40   
ACE score
 High 27 (47.4) 30 (52.6) 57 5.053 0.025
 Low 44 (30.6) 100 (69.4) 144   
Physical abuse
 Yes 61 (41.2) 87 (58.8) 148 8.531 0.003
 No 10 (18.9) 43 (81.1) 53   
Emotional abuse
 Yes 50 (43.5) 65 (56.5) 115 7.824 0.005
 No 21 (24.4) 65 (76.5) 86   
Route of infection
 Birth 60 (34.3) 115 (65.7) 175 0.638 0.425
 Other 11 (42.3) 15 (57.7) 26   
Family member loss due to HIV
 Yes 19 (39.6) 29(60.4) 48 0.501 0.479
 No 52 (34.0) 101(66.0) 15   
Careful to disclosure status
 Yes 58 (32.8) 119 (67.2) 177 4.236 0.040
 No 13 (54.2) 11(45.8)    
CD4 count N* = 145
 Increased 23 (28.0) 59 (72.0) 82 2.783 0.095
 Decreased 26 (41.3) 37 (58.7) 63   
  1. x2, chi-square; p, significant value
  2. Significant values in italics (p ≤ 0.05)