Table 2

Proportion of adolescents with 1, 2 or 3+ emergency admission(s) for injury or 1, 2 or 3+ admission(s) of any type, by types of adversity between 10 and 19 years of age*

  Girls (%) Boys (%)
  Emergency admission(s) for injuryAdmission(s) of any type Emergency admission(s) for injuryAdmission(s) of any type
Adolescent group*Number of girls123+123+Number of boys123+123+
All144 15888.68.33.157.620.522.0258 50390.38.01.868.518.712.9
Adversity72 80582.712.05.353.821.125.168 40383.512.44.164.819.415.8
 Any violence621177.213.98.949.120.730.132 79983.212.84.065.619.614.8
 Any self-harm54 31579.313.96.851.221.527.321 08776.715.87.557.020.722.3
 Any drug or alcohol misuse66 64581.912.55.653.621.125.341 01481.113.65.362.919.517.6
Single adversity19 92492.86.21.061.219.819.043 56371.38.31.855.815.210.3
 Violence only373492.46.31.358.120.421.624 91287.110.62.268.319.212.6
 Self-harm only229690.38.11.654.420.724.9226087.310.42.362.319.817.9
 Drug or alcohol misuse only13 89493.35.90.863.219.517.416 39188.59.52.169.917.912.2
Multiple adversity52 88178.914.26.951.021.627.424 84077.316.77.559.021.021.5
 V+SH13070.020.89.242.326.231.521741.615.46.132.816.014.2
 V+DA86281.915.13.052.222.924.9601384.617.55.468.421.817.3
 SH+DA50 40480.113.76.351.821.626.616 95386.716.46.964.622.722.9
 V+SH+DA148536.831.631.525.519.954.5165722.016.414.117.911.722.8
No adversity71 35394.74.50.861.419.918.7190 10092.46.30.969.518.311.8
 Accidents only59 46595.34.10.666.518.714.7174 26792.36.50.971.118.010.5
 Other causes11 88891.56.32.135.525.838.815 83393.45.01.651.522.126.3
  • *Each adolescent classified by all adversity/accidents seen at any emergency admission(s) for injury between 10 and 19 years of age.

  • DA, drug or alcohol misuse; SH, self-harm; V, violence.