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Table 5 Suicide method categorized as self-injury or self-poisoning

From: Assessment and treatment of asylum seekers after a suicide attempt: a comparative study of people registered at mental health services in a Swedish location

Suicide method Men, asylum seekers Men, control group Women, asylum seekers Women, control group Total, asylum seekers Total, control group
Self-injury 35 (74.5) 34 (72.3) 26 (63.4)* 17 (41.5) 61 (69.3) 51 (58.0)
Self-poisoning 12 (25.5) 13 (27.7) 15 (36.6) 24 (58.5) 27 (30.7) 37 (42.0)
  1. Number of subjects using any method categorized self-injury (X67, X70–84) compared with subjects using only methods categorized as self-poisoning (X61–66, X68–69) (n, %)
  2. * = significant difference, p-value <0.05