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Table 1 Risk ratios by gender, age, nation of the UK, and deprivation quintile

From: The epidemiology of self-harm in a UK-wide primary care patient cohort, 2001–2013

  Male Female
  Rate/10 k patientsa Risk ratio (95 % CI)b Rate/10 k patientsa Risk ratio (95 % CI)b
Incident events
Gender 12.3 - - 17.9 1.45 (1.42–1.47)
Age:
 15–24 22.9 - - 45.4 - -
 25–34 15.1 0.66 (0.64–0.69) 16.7 0.37 (0.36–0.38)
 35–44 11.8 0.52 (0.50–0.54) 15.3 0.34 (0.33–0.35)
 45–54 8.3 0.36 (0.35–0.38) 10.6 0.23 (0.23–0.24)
 55–64 5.0 0.22 (0.21–0.23) 5.2 0.11 (0.11–0.12)
Nation:
 England 11.4 - - 16.8 - -
 N. Ireland 20.1 1.76 (1.66–1.86) 23.6 1.40 (1.33–1.48)
 Scotland 16.0 1.40 (1.34–1.45) 22.2 1.32 (1.28–1.37)
 Wales 15.1 1.31 (1.26–1.37) 20.5 1.22 (1.18–1.27)
Deprivation:
 1 (least) 8.4 - - 13.4 - -
 2 10.4 1.23 (1.17–1.29) 16.4 1.22 (1.17–1.27)
 3 11.8 1.40 (1.33–1.46) 17.2 1.28 (1.23–1.33)
 4 13.7 1.62 (1.55–1.70) 19.0 1.41 (1.36–1.46)
 5 (most) 16.7 1.98 (1.90–2.07) 21.9 1.63 (1.57–1.69)
Annual presentations
Gender 18.5 - - 28.9 1.56 (1.54–1.58)
Age:
 15–24 28.3 - - 59.3 - -
 25–34 23.7 0.84 (0.82–0.87) 28.6 0.48 (0.47–0.49)
 35–44 20.1 0.71 (0.69–0.74) 28.7 0.49 (0.47–0.50)
 45–54 13.9 0.49 (0.47–0.51) 21.9 0.37 (0.36–0.38)
 55–64 7.8 0.28 (0.27–0.29) 9.6 0.16 (0.16–0.17)
Nation:       
 England 16.9 - - 26.6 - -
 N. Ireland 33.2 1.96 (1.87–2.05) 42.7 1.60 (1.54–1.66)
 Scotland 25.6 1.50 (1.45–1.54) 39.5 1.47 (1.44–1.51)
 Wales 22.4 1.31 (1.27–1.36) 32.3 1.21 (1.17–1.24)
Deprivation:
 1 (least) 12.0 - - 20.8 - -
 2 15.4 1.28 (1.23–1.33) 26.2 1.26 (1.22–1.30)
 3 17.6 1.46 (1.41–1.52) 27.3 1.32 (1.28–1.36)
 4 20.8 1.73 (1.67–1.80) 31.1 1.50 (1.46–1.54)
 5 (most) 26.1 2.17 (2.10–2.25) 37.1 1.79 (1.74–1.84)
  1. CI confidence interval
  2. aRates standardised by age band, geographical region and deprivation quintile
  3. bMantel-Haenszel risk ratios, stratified by study year