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Table 2 Self-harm presentations by method

From: Risk of repeated self-harm and associated factors in children, adolescents and young adults

  One Two Three Four Five Six Seven/More Total
Drug overdose only (N) 14,296 4053 1815 1068 628 527 2297 24,684
% 62.9 58.7 53.3 52.3 48.3 48.8 44.5 57.9
Self-cutting only (N) 4070 1391 756 491 315 295 1607 8925
% 17.9 20.1 22.2 24.0 24.2 27.3 31.1 20.9
Overdose & self-cutting (N) 1033 421 220 149 103 75 414 2415
% 4.5 6.1 6.5 7.3 7.9 6.9 8 5.7
Attempted hanging only (N) 993 307 170 88 66 49 189 1862
% 4.4 4.5 5.0 4.3 5.0 4.5 3.7 4.4
Attempted drowning only (N) 371 122 81 52 20 26 87 759
% 1.6 1.8 2.4 2.5 1.5 2.4 1.7 1.8
Other (N) 1981 612 363 196 168 108 569 3997
% 8.7 8.9 10.7 9.6 12.9 10.0 11.0 9.4
Total (N) 22,744 6906 3405 2044 1300 1080 5163 42,642