Table 3: Relationship between ways of coping and suicidal ideation and attempts among HIV infected patients in HIV clinics in Mbarara, July–October 2009 ().

Variable Mean score (SD), suicidal Mean score (SD) nonsuicidal cOR (95% CI) valueaOR (95% CI) value

Seeking social support7.14 (4.84)9.66 (4.60)0.89 (0.83–0.97)0.0060.92 (0.82–1.04)0.189
Accepting responsibility2.35 (2.55)3.29 (2.90)0.88 (0.76–1.03)0.097
Escape-avoidance4.17 (4.42)6.53 (5.41)0.91 (0.84–0.99)0.0270.98 (0.88–1.26)0.588
Planful problem solving4.76 (3.82)6.33 (3.88)0.89 (0.79–0.99)0.0361.05 (0.83–1.15)0.780
Positive reappraisal5.57 (4.19)8.24 (5.11)0.90 (0.83–0.97)0.0090.96 (0.80–1.16)0.657
Confrontive coping3.59 (3.96)5.02 (4.38)0.92 (0.84–1.01)0.093
Distancing3.21 (3.28)5.04 (4.30)0.89 (0.80–0.99)0.0260.96 (0.76–1.23)0.761
Self-controlling3.93 (3.81)5.35 (4.61)0.93 (0.844–1.02)0.110

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