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Table. 1.

Table. 1.

Descriptive characteristics of participants

Total (n=980, N=30046)

n N %
Sex
Male 345 10535 35.1
Female 635 19511 64.9
Age (yr)
10-15 139 3894 13.0
16-18 239 7165 23.8
19-24 602 18987 63.2
Rurality of residence
Metropolitan city 475 13784 45.9
Small city 505 16262 54.1
Dx
MOOD 237 6625 22.0
NEU 35 966 3.2
SPR 25 644 2.1
PD 17 466 1.6
SUB 11 452 1.5
DEV 8 197 0.7
Unknown 647 20696 68.9
Method of self-harm
Drug poisoning 544 17141 57.1
Cutting/piercing 184 5773 19.2
Gas/pesticide poisoning 135 3826 12.7
Jumping 71 1986 6.6
Hanging 25 699 2.3
Car/train crash 10 291 1.0
Drowning and other methods 11 330 1.1
Lethality of methods
Lethal 252 7132 23.7
Non-lethal 728 22914 76.3
Place of the implementation
Home 561 16272 54.2
Not home 419 13774 45.8
Risk factors
Family problems 255 6846 22.8
Psychiatric problems 289 7610 25.3
Others/unknown 436 15591 51.9

n, patient number; N, weighted patient number; Dx, psychiatric diagnosis; MOOD, mood (affective) disorders; NEU, neurotic and stress-related disorders; SPR, schizophrenia-related disorders; PD, personality disorders; SUB, substance use disorders; DEV, developmental and behavioral disorders

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