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Table 5 Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) and Healthcare for psychiatric disorders among adolescents using sex as self-injury (SASI) or not (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 = 117–125
Non-SASI
n = 5442–5618
Total
n = 5559–5743
χ2 df p value
n % n % n %
Non-suicidal self-injury 82 65.6 933 16.6 1015 17.7 201.7 1 <.001
Healthcare for psychiatric disorders          
Depression/anxiety 75 61.0 1005 18.2 1080 19.2 141.8 1 <.001
Eating disorders 34 28.8 289 5.3 323 5.8   1 <.001
ADHD/ADD or similar 21 17.6 387 7.1 408 7.3 116.8 1 <.001
Autism/Asperger 8 6.8 100 1.8 108 1.9    .002*
Suicide attempt 38 31.4 191 3.5 229 4.1 19.2   <.001*
Alcohol/drug abuse 14 12.0 111 2.0 125 2.2    <.001*
  1. * Fishers exact test