Co-occurring Physical Fighting and Suicide Attempts Among U.S. High School Students

Examining Patterns of Early Alcohol Use Initiation and Current Binge Drinking

Monica H. Swahn, PhD, MPH; Robert M. Bossarte, PhD; Jane B. Palmier, JD, MPH; Huang Yao, MA


Western J Emerg Med. 2013;14(4):341-346. 

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Statistical Analyses

Weighted prevalence estimates for each of the risk factors are presented in Table 1. We conducted multinomial logistic regression analyses to determine the associations between early alcohol use initiation and suicide attempts and physical fighting, suicide attempt only, and physical fighting only relative to neither suicidal nor violent behaviors while controlling for the other potential confounders.