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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of young people who self-harmed and their parents

From: Changes in parenting strategies after a young person’s self-harm: a qualitative study

  Females Males
  N = 29 N = 6
Young people   
Average age started self-harm 13.8 years 16.3 years
Range 9–20 years 9–21 years
Average age at time of interview with parents 18.7 years 22.8 years
Range 14–24 years 17–28 years
  N = 32 N = 5
Parents   
Ethnicity White: 31 White: 5
  Black: 1