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Table 4 Mental health (MH) status prior to burn injury for those with self-harm, assault and unintentional burns

From: A population-based comparison study of the mental health of patients with intentional and unintentional burns

Characteristics Self-harm burns, N = 360 Assault burns, N = 206 Unintentional burns, N = 30,431 p value
Number of individuals (%) with hospitalisation in 5 years prior to burn injury for:
 Any MH condition 198 (55.0) 22 (10.7) 847 (2.8) < 0.001
  Psychotic disorder 50 (13.9) 3 (1.5) 238 (0.8) < 0.001
  Depressive condition 129 (35.8) 16 (7.8) 422 (1.4) < 0.001
  Anxiety condition 109 (30.3) 10 (4.9) 403 (1.3) < 0001
 A self-harm admission 126 (35.0) 13 (6.3) 503 (1.7) < 0.001
 A drug/alcohol admission 58 (16.1) 30 (14.6) 618 (2.0) < 0.001
 Any of the above 224 (62.2) 45 (21.8) 1477 (4.9) < 0.001
Median number of hospitalisations (interquartile range, IQR) for:
 MH admissions for those with at least one MH admission 3 (1–8) 2 (1–4) 2 (1–3) < 0.001
 Self-harm admissions for those with at least one self-harm admission 3 (1–6) 1 (1–2) 1 (1–2) < 0.001
 Drugs/alcohol admissions for those with at least one drug/alcohol admission 2 (1–3) 1 (1–2) 1 (1–3) 0.030