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Q Do deliberate self-harm patients have a greater risk of death when compared with the general population?
General hospital in Oxford, UK; enrolment January 1978 to December 1997, follow up to December 2000.
12 931 people presenting to the hospital with deliberate self-harm (identified using the Oxford Monitoring System for Attempted Suicide), of whom 11 583 (89.6%) could be followed up. Outcomes for this population were compared with those for the age and gender matched general population of England and Wales using data from the Office of National Statistics.
Death (ICD-9 codes used to categorise cause of death).
Follow up period:
Three to 23 years.
By the end of …
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