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Table 1 Psychosocial variables according to self-harm group and contact with child and adolescent psychiatric services

From: Contact with child and adolescent psychiatric services among self-harming and suicidal adolescents in the general population: a cross sectional study

Psychosocial variables No SH (n = 9461) NSSH or SA (n = 969) NSSH + SA (n = 490) Chi sq p No CAPS CAPS Chi sq p
Females, % 48.7 71.6 71.7 273.8 0.001 51.5 54.4 2.4 0.121
Non-Western immigrant background, % 22.5 19.4 24.6 11.5 0.021 21.7 14.9 21.9 0.001
Low socioeconomic status, % 62.9 65.3 70.8 12.6 0.002 62.9 68.1 7.4 0.006
Illicit drug use, % 8.7 20.7 39.2 576.7 0.001 9.4 28.2 272.6 0.001
Been Drunk, % 11.5 18.7 28.8 159.3 0.001 12.1 23.0 75.6 0.001
Current suicidal ideation, % 3.6 24.7 55.5 2221.5 0.001 6.4 24.0 316.0 0.001
F-test F-test
Depressive symptoms, mean (SD) 11.3 (4.1) 15.4 (4.6) 17.8 (4.7) 900.9 0.001 11.7 (4.3) 15.1 (5.2) 410.3 0.001
Eating problems, mean (SD) 5.6 (4.7) 8.7 (5.5) 10.3 (6.1) 351.3 0.001 5.9 (4.9) 8.4 (6.2) 178.0 0.001
Antisocial problems, mean (SD) 2.7 (3.3) 4.2 (4.1) 5.9 (5.3) 277.8 0.001 2.8 (3.3) 5.0 (5.1) 344.3 0.001