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Table 4 Concurrent Predictive Validity of the Two Latent NSSI Motives: Multinomial Regression Analyses Among Girls

From: Functions of nonsuicidal self-injury in a Hungarian community adolescent sample: a psychometric investigation

  Less than 10 times 10 times or more  
Type of self-injury Intrapersonal motives# Interpersonal motives# Intrapersonal motives# Interpersonal motives# R2
Cutting 2.01
[1.32-3.06]***
1.40
[0.97-2.02]
8.37
[4.54-15.44]***
1.51
[0.91-2.50]
30.5%
Biting 1.83
[1.21-2.76]**
1.02
[0.67-1.54]
3.01
[1.89-4.79]***
1.47
[0.94-2.32]
13.2%
Burning 2.11
[1.29-3.44]**
1.02
[0.62-1.68]
3.99
[1.96-8.11]***
1.45
[0.74-2.84]
13.2%
Carving 1.29
[0.88-1.90]
1.34
[0.92-1.95]
2.88
[1.62-5.11]***
1.15
[0.64-2.06]
9.9%
Pinching 1.18
[0.76-1.83]
0.87
[0.56-1.35]
1.99
[1.35-2.93]***
0.82
[0.54-1.23]
10.1%
Pulling hair 1.96
[1.13-3.29]*
0.87
[0.49-1.54]
2.59
[1.47-4.58]**
0.81
[0.44-1.48]
10.7%
Severe scratching 2.45
[1.50-4.00]***
1.14
[0.72-1.80]
3.35
[2.18-5.16]***
1.07
[0.71-1.60]
20.3%
Banging or hitting self 1.38
[0.92-2.06]
0.82
[0.55-1.23]
2.33
[1.58-3.44]***
1.22
[0.83-1.79]
10.0%
Interfering with wound healing 0.86
[0.55-1.35]
0.81
[0.51-1.29]
1.14
[0.82-1.60]
1.19
[0.84-1.69]
6.3%
Rubbing skin against rough surface 3.55
[1.81-6.97]***
2.40
[1.27-4.56]**
1.98
[1.17-3.36]*
1.23
[0.72-2.12]
13.4%
Sticking self with needles 1.31
[0.83-2.05]
0.94
[0.59-1.51]
2.01
[1.26-3.21]**
0.90
[0.59-1.59]
5.7%
Swallowing dangerous substances 4.79
[2.00-11.49]***
1.07
[0.44-2.60]
5.65
[1.23-26.01]*
3.21
[0.74-13.90]
21.9%
  1. Odds ratio [95% Confidence interval]. #: Motives were based on factor scores. Age was controlled. R2 is Nagelkerke R.2 Italicized values are significant at p < 0.05. Based on a Bonferroni correction, bold and italicized values are significant at p < 0.002. Reference group is 0 (when the specific type of self-injury is not reported). N = 251