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Table 3 Frequency of non-suicidal self-injury (n=247)

From: Psychometric properties of the persian version of the inventory of statements about self-injury (ISAS)

Behavior Frequency
n 0-5 5-10 10-15 15-20 < 20
Cutting 36 23 5 5 2 1
Bitting 70 42 17 7 2 5
Burning 26 18 5 3 - -
Carving 85 41 18 14 6 6
Pulling Hair 60 38 8 8 1 5
Severe Scratching 49 30 11 4 3 1
Banging or Hitting Self 58 31 12 8 4 3
Interfering w/wound healing (e.g., picking scabs) 171 84 27 38 8 14
Sticking Self w/ Needles 28 16 4 6 2 -
Swallowing Dangerous Substances 8 5 1 2 - -
Rubbing Skin Against Rough Surface 27 15 4 5 2 1
Pinching 14 7 3 4 - -
Others - - - - - -