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Table 4 Methods of repeated self-harm by gender (N = 3,388)

From: A nationwide, population-based, long-term follow-up study of repeated self-harm in Taiwan

Methods of repeated self-harm Female Male Total
N (%) N (%) N (%)
E950 solid or liquid 1,334 (70.36) 964 (64.61) 2,298 (67.83)
E951 gases in domestic use 6 (0.32) 4 (0.27) 10 (0.30)
E952 other gases or vapors 164 (8.65) 146 (9.79) 310 (9.15)
E953 hanging 30 (1.58) 20 (1.34) 50 (1.48)
E954 drowning 12 (0.63) 10 (0.67) 22 (0.65)
E955 firearms 5 (0.26) 3 (0.20) 8 (0.24)
E956 cutting and piercing 340 (17.93) 115 (7.71) 455 (13.43)
E957 jumping 60 (3.16) 46 (3.08) 106 (3.13)
E958 other means 45 (2.37) 84 (5.63) 129 (3.81)
Total 1,896   1,492   3,388