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Table 3 Methods of self-harm used by asylum seekers in Australian onshore immigration detention between 1 August 2014 and 31 July 2015, by held detention type

From: Self-harm among asylum seekers in Australian onshore immigration detention: how incidence rates vary by held detention type

 Number (%)
 Immigration Detention Centres (IDCs)
(n = 270)
Alternative Places of Detention (APODs)
(n = 123)
Immigration Transit Accommodation (ITAs)
(n = 75)
Total
(n = 468)
Cutting109 (40.3)31 (25.2)25 (33.3)165 (35.2)
Self-battery92 (34.0)45 (36.5)26 (34.6)163 (34.8)
Hanging30 (11.1)13 (10.5)9 (12.0)52 (11.1)
Self-poisoning (medication)16 (6.0)18 (14.6)4 (5.3)38 (8.1)
Self-poisoning (chemicals)8 (3.0)10 (8.1)7 (9.3)25 (5.3)
Ingesting foreign object6 (2.2)2 (1.6)8 (2.0)
Burning6 (2.2)3 (4.0)9 (1.9)
Lip sewing3 (1.1)3 (0.6)
Jumping from height4 (3.2)1 (1.3)5 (1.0)