Table 2: Psychological correlates of suicidal ideation and attempt in HIV infected patients in HIV clinics in Mbarara ().

Independent variable Suicidal ()-
mean (SD)
Nonsuicidal ()-
mean (SD)
cOR (95% CI) valueaOR (95% CI) value

Emotional factors
 Anxiety (BAI) score18.64 (17.70)7.98 (9.87)1.06 (1.03–1.09)0.0011.00 (0.95–1.06)0.898
 Depression (BDI) score10.24 (7.89)4.47 (5.60)1.13 (1.07–1.20)0.0011.06 (0.97–1.17)0.219
 Hopelessness (BHS) score4.52 (5.38)2.79 (3.14)1.12 (1.02–1.23)0.0241.03 (0.90–1.17)0.682
 Trait anger score20.32 (6.81)15.96 (5.90)1.11 (1.04–1.16)0.0021.03 (0.96–1.13)0.565
 State anger score13.92 (7.46)10.45 (1.78)1.24 (1.16–1.38)0.0011.17 (1.01–1.34)0.032
Problem solving styles
 Sensing style score19.00 (2.71)20.62 (3.33)0.87 (0.77–0.98)0.0240.92 (0.77–1.13)0.465
 Intuitive style score19.60 (3.16)20.84 (3.20)0.89 (0.79–1.01)0.073
 Feeling style score19.68 (3.34)21.16 (3.15)0.88 (0.78–0.99)0.0341.01 (0.84–1.23)0.910
 Thinking style score20.92 (3.11)21.32 (3.16)0.96 (0.85–1.09)0.545

cOR: crude odds ratios; aOR: adjusted odds ratios.
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