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Table 2 Prevalence of deliberate self harm

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

  Self report1 Based on standardised DSH description2
  N/total respondents % (95%CI) N/total respondents % (95%CI)
Lifetime 458/3747 12.2% (11.2%-13.3%) 333/3646 9.1% (8.2% – 10.1%)
   - More than a year ago 173/3747 4.6% (4.0%-5.4%) 117/3646 3.2% (2.7% – 3.9%)
   - Past year 266/3747 7.1% (6.3% – 8.0%) 208/3646 5.7% (5.0% – 6.5%)
   - Past month 83/3747 2.2% (1.8% – 2.7%) 65/3646 1.8% (1.4% – 2.3%)
Students who had thought of harming themselves but did not go through with it
  n/total respondents % (95%CI)   
Past Year 807/3732 21.6% (20.3% – 23.0%)   
Past Month 313/3732 8.4% (7.5% – 9.3%)   
  1. 1 19 did not specify the time of their last DSH act
  2. 2 8 did not specify the time of their last DSH act
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