Table 1

Number of events, incidence per 1000 PYAR (95% CI) and IRR* (95% CI)† for presentation to services for self-harm

VariableGP eventEmergency department attendance‡Hospital admission
Events (n); incidenceIRREvents (n); incidenceIRREvents (n); incidenceIRR
Gender
 Male8506; 3.1 (3 to 3.2)Reference (p<0.0001)3387; 3.4 (3.3 to 3.5)Reference (p<0.0001)4665; 1.7 (1.6 to 1.7)Reference (p<0.0001)
 Female16 345; 6.2 (6.2 to 6.3)2.0 (1.9 to 2.1)4161; 4.4 (4.3 to 4.5)1.3 (1.2 to 1.4)9304; 3.6 (3.5 to 3.6)2.1 (2.0 to 2.3)
Age group
 10–144618; 2.5 (2.4 to 2.6)Reference (p<0.0001)1139; 1.8 (1.7 to 1.9)Reference (p<0.0001)2941; 1.6 (1.5 to 1.7)Reference (p<0.0001)
 15–1911 782; 6.5 (6.4 to 6.7)2.6 (2.4 to 2.8)3578; 5.5 (5.3 to 5.7)3.1 (2.8 to 3.6)6526; 3.6 (3.5 to 3.7)2.3 (2.1 to 2.5)
 20–248451; 4.9 (4.8 to 5)2.0 (1.8 to 2.2)2831; 4.3 (4.2 to 4.5)2.5 (2.1 to 2.9)4502; 2.6 (2.5 to 2.7)1.6 (1.5 to 1.8)
Deprivation§
 53026; 2.9 (2.8 to 3)Reference (p<0.0001)844; 2.2 (2.1 to 2.4)Reference (p<0.0001)1631; 1.6 (1.5 to 1.6)Reference (p<0.0001)
 43253; 3.6 (3.5 to 3.7)1.3 (1.1 to 1.4)867; 2.7 (2.5 to 2.9)1.2 (1.1 to 1.4)1872; 2.1 (2 to 2.2)1.3 (1.2 to 1.5)
 34198; 4.2 (4.1 to 4.3)1.5 (1.3 to 1.6)1239; 3.4 (3.2 to 3.6)1.6 (1.4 to 1.8)2386; 2.4 (2.3 to 2.5)1.5 (1.4 to 1.7)
 25329; 5.2 (5.1 to 5.4)1.8 (1.7 to 2.0)1726; 4.6 (4.4 to 4.9)2.1 (1.8 to 2.4)3091; 3 (2.9 to 3.1)2.0 (1.8 to 2.2)
 18225; 6.9 (6.8 to 7.1)2.4 (2.2 to 2.6)2692; 6.2 (6 to 6.4)2.8 (2.5 to 3.2)4550; 3.8 (3.7 to 3.9)2.5 (2.2 to 2.7)
Year
 20031751; 4.5 (4.3 to 4.7)Reference (p<0.0001)846; 2.2 (2 to 2.3)Reference (p<0.0001)
 20041944; 4.6 (4.4 to 4.8)1.0 (0.9 to 1.2)954; 2.3 (2.1 to 2.4)1.0 (0.9 to 1.2)
 20052022; 4.7 (4.5 to 4.9)1.0 (0.9 to 1.2)1074; 2.5 (2.3 to 2.6)1.1 (1.0 to 1.3)
 20062018; 4.6 (4.4 to 4.8)1.0 (0.9 to 1.1)1172; 2.7 (2.5 to 2.8)1.2 (1.1 to 1.4)
 20072212; 5 (4.8 to 5.3)1.1 (1.0 to 1.2)1299; 3 (2.8 to 3.1)1.3 (1.2 to 1.5)
 20082241; 5.1 (4.9 to 5.3)1.1 (1.0 to 1.2)1222; 2.8 (2.6 to 2.9)1.3 (1.1 to 1.4)
 20091934; 4.4 (4.2 to 4.6)1.0 (0.9 to 1.1)1059; 2.4 (2.3 to 2.6)1.1 (1.0 to 1.3)
 20101988; 4.6 (4.4 to 4.8)1.0 (0.9 to 1.1)1007; 2.3 (2.2 to 2.5)1.1 (0.9 to 1.2)
 20111855; 4.4 (4.2 to 4.6)1.0 (0.8 to 1.1)1444; 3.4 (3.2 to 3.6)Reference (p<0.0001)1063; 2.5 (2.4 to 2.7)1.1 (1.0 to 1.3)
 20121887; 4.5 (4.3 to 4.7)1.0 (0.9 to 1.1)1631; 3.9 (3.7 to 4.1)1.1 (1.0 to 1.3)1052; 2.5 (2.4 to 2.7)1.1 (1.0 to 1.3)
 20131939; 4.7 (4.5 to 4.9)1.0 (0.9 to 1.2)1612; 3.9 (3.7 to 4.1)1.2 (1.0 to 1.3)1205; 2.9 (2.8 to 3.1)1.3 (1.1 to 1.6)
 20141726; 4.3 (4.1 to 4.5)0.9 (0.8 to 1.0)1568; 3.9 (3.7 to 4.1)1.2 (1.0 to 1.3)1137; 2.8 (2.7 to 3)1.3 (1.1 to 1.5)
 2015¶1334; 4.5 (4.3 to 4.8)1.0 (0.9 to 1.1)1293; 4.4 (4.2 to 4.7)1.3 (1.2 to 1.5)879; 3 (2.8 to 3.2)1.4 (1.1 to 1.6)
  • *Adjusted for calendar year, age and deprivation.

  • †Based on Wald test.

  • ‡Emergency department data from 2011 onwards only.

  • §Deprivation: 1=most deprived; 5=least deprived.

  • ¶Data collected in 2015 up until 30 September—denominator for incidence rate adjusted accordingly but actual counts may appear lower.

  • GP, general practice; IRR, incident rate ratio; PYAR, person years at risk.