Skip to main content

Table 2 Multivariate hazard ratios for hospitalisation with deliberate self-harm over a 14 year follow-up period, for children aged 4-16 years in 1993.

From: Antecedents of hospital admission for deliberate self-harm from a 14-year follow-up study using data-linkage

  Hazard Ratio 95% CI
Factor   
Sex   
   Female vs. Male 3.53*** 1.69-7.38
Age group (years)   
   12-16 vs. 4-11 1.22 0.57-2.60
Primary carer smokes   
   Yes vs. No 3.02** 1.53-5.95
Family type   
   Sole parent vs. original 1.08 0.46-2.54
   Step/blended vs. original 2.28* 1.01-5.15
Emotional problems   
   NOT more than other children vs. None 0.94 0.27-3.24
   MORE than other children vs. None 3.47** 1.65-7.31
Parenting Style   
   Coercive vs. Encouraging 2.53 0.69-9.29
   Inconsistent vs. Encouraging 2.31* 1.03-5.18
   Neutral vs. Encouraging 2.79 0.88-8.88
Maternal age at birth   
   Mother aged < 20 years vs. > = 20 years 2.70* 1.20-6.06
  1. *p < .05; **p < .01;***p < .001.