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Table 2 Consultations and communication of DSH thoughts to GP

From: Structured follow-up by general practitioners after deliberate self-poisoning: a randomised controlled trial

  Intervention group % (n) Control group % (n) P value
GP consultations in last year before DSH episode    
 No consultations 11.5 (7) 13.3 (11)  
 1–5 consultations 54.1 (33) 50.6 (42)  
  > 5 consultations 34.4 (21) 36.1 (30) 0.905
Last consultation before DSH episode    
  < one week 31.7 (19) 24.7 (19)  
 1–4 weeks 38.3 (23) 45.5 (35)  
  > 4 weeks 30.0 (18) 29.9 (23) 0.607
Reason for last consultation    
 Somatic 41.7 (25) 46.9 (38)  
 Psychiatric 21.7 (13) 23.5 (19)  
 Both 36.7 (22) 29.6 (24) 0.676
DSH thoughts at last consultation    
 No 74.2 (46) 70.4 (57)  
 Yes 25.8 (16) 29.6 (24) 0.614
Talked with GP about DSH thoughts in last consultation before DSH episode    
 No 50 (8) 42.9 (9)  
 Yes 50 (8) 57.1 (12)a  
 Talked with GP but did not report thoughts 1/46 2/57  
  1. aMissing n = 3