Table 3

Risk of suicide for single and multiple repetition of deliberate self-harm (information on repetition based on overall study period)

Gender and type of repetition n Suicides Risk (%) (95% CI)
Males
    Single repetition 1208 64 6.6 (4.8-8.4)
    Multiple repetition 603 39 7.5 (5.0-10.1)
Females
    Single repetition 1800 39 2.5 (1.7-3.3)
    Multiple repetition 929 36 4.7 (3.0-6.4)
Total 4540 178 4.7 (3.9-5.4)