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Table 2 Descriptive statistics for psychosocial covariates and psychiatric outcomes.

From: Perinatal and psychosocial circumstances associated with risk of attempted suicide, non-suicidal self-injury and psychiatric service use. A longitudinal study of young people

Social and demographic covariates N (%)
Sex @11   
   Female 1076 49.9
   Male 1081 50.1
Social Class @11p [MV = 376]   
   Manual 860 48.3
   Non-manual 921 51.7
Family structure age 15 @15 [MV = 288]   
   2-parent 1410 75.4
   1-parent, 274 14.7
   Reconstituted/Other 185 9.9
Same sex partner by 19 @19 [MV = 1066]   
   No 1045 95.8
   Yes 46 4.2
Gender nonconforming behaviour at age 15
(Gender Diagnosticity) @15 [MV = 289]
  
   Gender conformist (10%) 179 9.6
   Gender typical (80%) 1500 80.3
   Gender nonconformist (10%) 189 10.1
Religion @11p (MV = 19)   
   Protestant 913 42.7
   Roman Catholic 721 33.7
   *Muslim/Islam 57 2.7
   *Other (Baptist, Jewish, etc) 125 5.8
   None/Atheist/Agnostic 322 15.1
Psychiatric outcomes N (%)
Suicidal thoughts past year at age 15 @15 [MV = 522]   
   No thoughts 1513 94.3
   Thoughts 92 5.7
Attempted suicide by age 15 @15 [MV = 522]   
   No attempt 1511 94.1
   Attempt 94 5.9
Risk: Any ideation/attempt by age 15 @15 [MV = 522]   
   None 1460 91.0
   Attempt or ideation 145 9.0
NSSI by age 19 @19 [MV = 1066]   
   No NSSI 1013 92.9
   NSSI 78 7.1
Psychiatric services by age 11 @11p [MV = 11]   
   Not used 2064 96.2
   Used 82 3.8
Psychiatric services since age 11 @19 [MV = 1066]   
   Not used 1047 96.0
   Used 44 4.0
Psychiatric services ANY @11p, @19 [MV = 1070]   
   Not used 1017 93.6
   Used 70 6.4
Continuous covariates M SD
Area deprivation (depcat) @11 [MV = 299] 4.11 1.90
(Lack of) Parental Care @15 [MV = 288] 5.59 1.59
Parental Control @15 [MV = 288] 7.85 1.09
  1. Baseline N = 2157, final sample excludes adopted children i.e. only natural mother.
  2. MV = missing values; * Adjacent category collapsed for analysis.
  3. @11 = participant provided information at age 11; @15 = information provided at age 15; @19 = information provided at age 19; @11p = parental figure provided information when participants age 11.