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Table 1 Sociodemographic factors for adolescents using sex as self-injury (SASI) and adolescents not using sex as self-injury (non-SASI)

From: Self-reported frequency of sex as self-injury (SASI) in a national study of Swedish adolescents and association to sociodemographic factors, sexual behaviors, abuse and mental health

  SASI
n = 123–125
Non-SASI
n = 5599–5625
Total
n = 5724–5750
χ2 df p value
n % n % n %
Total nr of participants 125 2.2 5625 97.8 5750 100    
Gender        50.9 2 <.001
 Boy 20 16.0 2522 44.8 2542 44.2    
 Girl 100 80.0 3054 54.3 3154 54.9
 “This division doesn’t fit me” 5 4.0 48 .9 53 .9
Study program          ns
 Theoretical 84 67.2 4002 71.1 4086 71.1    
 Practical 41 32.8 1623 28.9 1664 28.9  
Adolescents from Stockholm 35 28.0 1531 27.2 1566 27.2    ns
Fathers working 106 86.2 4931 87.9 5037 87.9    ns
Mothers working 103 83.1 4894 87.3 4997 87.2    ns
Fathers with university education 44 35.2 2262 40.4 2306 40.3    ns
Mothers with university education 59 47.2 2932 52.3 2991 52.1    ns
Family financial situation        26.6 2 <.001
 Good 83 66.4 4477 79.6 4560 79.3    
 Poor 42 33.6 952 16.9 994 17.3
 Do not know 0 .0 193 3.4 193 3.4
Adolescents with immigrant background 11 8.8 489 8.7 500 8.7    ns
Mothers with immigrant background 25 20.0 1219 21.7 1244 21.6    ns
Fathers with immigrant background 26 20.8 1221 21.7 1247 21.7    ns
Living situation        53.3 3 <.001
 With both parents or alternating 61 48.8 4036 71.8 4097 71.3    
 With one parent with or without new partner 37 29.6 1194 21.3 1231 21.4
 Alone or with siblings or partner 23 18.4 358 6.4 381 6.6
 In foster care or institution 4 3.2 32 .6 36 .6