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Table 5 Odds for different follow-up according to intention; results of univariate logistic regression

From: Outpatient treatment of acute poisonings in Oslo: poisoning pattern, factors associated with hospitalization, and mortality

Intention Hospitalized Psychiatric Ward Psychiatric Outpatient Clinic Other No referral Left
Suicide attempt 48% 16% 21% 9% 5%† 2%
Reference       
AOSA 12% 2% 2% 17% 53% 15%
OR (95% CI) 0.14* (0.1-0.2) 0.08* (0.1-0.1) 0.08* (0.1-0.1) 1.94** (1.3-3.0) 22.59* (12.8-39.8) 8.97* (3.7-21.9)
Accident 20% < 0.5% 3% 13% 60% 3%
OR (95% CI) 0.28* (0.2-0.4) 0.02* (0.0-0.1) 0.11* (0.1-0.2) 1.44 (0.9-2.4) 29.80* (16.4-54.2) 1.74 (0.6-5.1)
Total 17% 3% 4% 15% 48% 11%
  1. *Significant, p < 0.001, **significant, p < 0.05
  2. AOSA: accidental overdose with substances of abuse
  3. Eighteen patients lacked recorded intention and were excluded from the analysis. More than one follow-up is possible for each patient
  4. †One patient with a definite suicide attempt
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