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Table 1 Description of sample and prevalence of DSH by sociodemographic factors

From: The prevalence of self-reported deliberate self harm in Irish adolescents

   Number (%) Prevalence of DSH (95% CI)
Gender Male 1902 (49.8%) 4.4% (3.1 – 5.6%)
  Female 1915 (50.2%) 13.9% (11.8 – 16.1%)
Age 15 years 884 (23.2%) 9.3% (7.5 – 11.2%)
  16 years 2021 (53.1%) 9.4% (7.6 – 11.2%)
  17 years 902 (23.7%) 8.5% (6.8 – 10.3%)
City/County Cork City 996 (26.0%) 9.4% (7.6 – 11.2%)
  Cork County 1965 (51.3%) 9.1% (7.3 – 10.9%)
  Kerry County 869 (22.7%) 8.9% (7.1 – 10.6%)
Living arrangement Both parents 3224 (84.6%) 8.1% (6.4 – 9.8%)
  One parent 442 (11.6%) 14.3% (12.1 – 16.4%)
  One parent and a step parent/partner 100 (2.6%) 18.1% (15.7 – 20.5%)
  Other family member 23 (0.6%) 15.0% (12.8 – 17.2%)
  Other 22 (0.6%) 10.5% (8.6 – 12.4%)
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