Alcohol consumption and nearly lethal suicide attempts.

@article{Powell2001AlcoholCA,
  title={Alcohol consumption and nearly lethal suicide attempts.},
  author={Kenneth E. Powell and M-j Kresnow and James A Mercy and Lloyd B. Potter and Alan. C. Swann and Ralph F. Frankowski and Roberta K Lee and Timothy L. Bayer},
  journal={Suicide & life-threatening behavior},
  year={2001},
  volume={32 1 Suppl},
  pages={30-41}
}
We conducted a case-control study of the association between nearly lethal suicide attempts and facets of alcohol consumption; namely, drinking frequency, drinking quantity, binge drinking, alcoholism, drinking within 3 hours of suicide attempt, and age began drinking. Subjects were 13-34 years of age. In bivariable analyses, all measures were associated with nearly lethal suicide attempts. Odds ratios ranged from 2.4 for alcoholism to 7.0 for drinking within 3 hours of attempt. All exposure… CONTINUE READING

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