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Table 3 Factors according to CAP and DPC (ATTS)

From: Attitudes towards suicidal behaviour in outpatient clinics among mental health professionals in Oslo

  CAPn = 107Mean (95% CI) DPCn = 122Mean (95% CI) Totaln = 229Mean (95% CI)
Factor 1: Suicide is acceptable 2.6 (2.5–2.7) 2.4 (2.3–2.5) 2.5 (2.4–2.6)
Physicians 2.3 (2.1–2.6) 2.2 (2.0–2.5) 2.3 (2.1–2.4)
Nurses * 2.2 (2.0–2.4) 2.2 (2.0–2.4)
Psychologists 2.7 (2.5–2.8) 2.7 (2.5–2.8) 2.7 (2.6–2.8)
Social workers 2.8 (2.4–3.1) 2.7 (2.5–2.9) 2.7 (2.4–2.9)
Other 2.4 (2.2–2.6) 2.2 (1.6–2.7)** 2.3 (2.2–2.3)
Between professions p = 0.035 p < 0.001 p < 0.001
Christians 2.6 (2.5–2.8) 2.3 (2.2–2.4) 2.5 (2.4–2.6)
No religion 2.7 (2.5–2.9) 2.9 (2.7–3.0) 2.8 (2.7–2.9)
Between religion p = 0.589 p < 0.001 p < 0.001
Factor 2: Suicide should not be talked about and cannot be prevented 2.3 (2.2–2.3) 2.2 (2.1–2.3) 2.2 (2.2–2.3)
Physicians 2.2 (2.0–2.4) 2.2 (2.0–2.5) 2.2 (2.1–2.3)
Nurses * 2.2 (2.1–2.4) 2.2 (2.1–2.4)
Psychologists 2.2 (2.1–2.3) 2.2 (2.1–2.3) 2.2 (2.1–2.2)
Social workers 2.4 (2.1–2.6) 2.3 (2.0–2.5) 2.3 (2.3–2.5)
Other 2.5 (2.2–2.7) 2.4 (1.9–2.9)** 2.4 (2.2–2.6)
Between professions p = 0.026 p = 0.976 p = 0.025
Christians 2.3 (2.2–2.4) 2.2 (2.2–2.4) 2.2 (2.2–2.4)
No religion 2.3 (2.2–2.6) 2.3 (2.2–2.5) 2.3 (2.3–2.5)
Between religions p = 0.497 p = 0.317 p = 0.238
  1. Scale: 1, “completely disagree” to 5, “completely agree”. * No nurses are employed in CAP. ** Too few to consider. CAP: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. DPC: District Psychiatric Centres.