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Table 4 Characteristics of NSSI and SA adolescents

From: Non suicidal self injury and suicidal behavior among adolescents: co-occurrence and associated risk factors

Dichotomous Variable No-NSSI + No SB NSSI only SB Only NSSI + SB Chi-square test (χ2) p-value
n = 370 n = 229 N = 33 n = 98
n % n % n % n %   
Female 213 57.6 94 41.0 26 78.8 61 62.2 28.20 <.001*
Public School 217 58.6 93 40.6 23 69.7 49 50.0 22.73 <.001*
Late aged adolescent 300 81.1 208 90.8 30 90.9 85 86.7 11.85 .008*
Continuous Variable Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) ANOVA test (F) p-value
Depression 10.08 8.59 13.57 9.11 15.54 7.64 24.52 11.61 64.59 <.001*
Self-esteem 26.24 5.76 23.79 7.31 23.36 9.16 20.20 9.07 21.25 <.001*
  1. NSSI Non-suicidal self injury, SB Suicidal behavior, * p-value significance at ≤ 0.05 level