Case Number 4658
Request Date 05/03/2016
Completion Date 10/03/2016

 

Details of the Request

For the following financial years 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16 up to March 2016

How many patients have been hospitalised for self harm?

Can you please provide an age breakdown of the patients hospitalised for self harming?

Can you please reveal the number of patients who were male and how many were female?

 

Details of the Response

1. a) How many patients have been hospitalised for self harm?

2013-14 359
2014-15 327
2015-16 to end Feb 301
Grand Total 987

 

b) Can you please provide an age breakdown of the patients hospitalised for self harming?

  0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70-79 80+ Grand Total
2013-14 147 80 28 48 38 11 4 3 359
2014-15 137 71 40 31 25 10 6 7 327
2015-16 to end Feb 130 76 30 33 19 5 2 6 301
Grand Total 414 227 98 112 82 26 12 16 987

 

c) Can you please reveal the number of patients who were male and how many were female?

  Male Female Grand Total
2013-14 102 257 359
2014-15 103 224 327
2015-16 to end Feb 72 229 301
Grand Total 277 710 987

 

This data was based on the following external cause codes for type of self-harm:

  • X60-X69 Poisoning
  • X70 Strangulation & Suffocation
  • X71 Drowning
  • X72 Handgun
  • X73 Shotgun, Rifle
  • X74 Unspecified firearm
  • X75 Self-harm by explosive material
  • X76 Smoke, fire & flames
  • X77 Steam & hot vapours
  • X78 Sharp objects
  • X79 Blunt objects
  • X80 Jumping from a high place
  • X81 Lying or jumping before a moving object
  • X82 Crashing a motor vehicle
  • X83 Other specified means (none of the above)
  • X84 Unspecified type of self- harm