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Table 3 The odds ratio of suicide mortality associated with interquartile-range increases in air pollutant levels and its 95 % confidence interval

From: The impact of ambient air pollution on suicide mortality: a case-crossover study in Guangzhou, China

Factors PM10 a SO2 b NO2 a
All 1.13 (1.01, 1.27) 1.12 (1.02, 1.23) 1.15 (1.03, 1.28)
Season
 Warm season 1.13 (0.91, 1.41) 1.05 (0.89, 1.23) 1.10 (0.88, 1.37)
 Cool season 1.19 (1.04, 1.37) 1.18 (1.05, 1.33) 1.22 (1.07, 1.40)
Age group (years)
  < 65 1.10 (0.96, 1.25) 1.17 (1.05, 1.31) 1.17 (1.03, 1.33)
  ≥ 65 1.23 (0.99, 1.52) 0.98 (0.82, 1.17) 1.09 (0.88, 1.34)
Gender
 Male 1.20 (1.03, 1.39) 1.18 (1.04, 1.33) 1.23 (1.06, 1.42)
 Female 1.06 (0.89, 1.26) 1.05 (0.91, 1.21) 1.05 (0.89, 1.24)
Educational attainment
 Low 1.13 (0.92, 1.39) 0.96 (0.82, 1.13) 1.08 (0.88, 1.31)
 High 1.15 (1.00, 1.33) 1.22 (1.09, 1.38) 1.21 (1.05, 1.38)
Suicide type
 Non-violent 0.90 (0.65, 1.25) 0.80 (0.60, 1.06) 0.84 (0.61, 1.15)
 Violent 1.17 (1.04, 1.32) 1.17 (1.06, 1.29) 1.21 (1.07, 1.36)
  1. aThe effect estimate at lag 02; b the effect estimate at lag 01