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Table 4 Percentage (Na) of participants showing remission, incidence, persistent or absent self-injurious behaviour between T1 and T3

From: Persistence and predictors of self-injurious behaviour in autism: a ten-year prospective cohort study

BehaviourAbsent
(Absent 2007, absent 2017)
Remission
(Present 2007, absent 2017)
Incidence
(Absent 2007, present 2017)
Persistent
(Present 2007, present 2017)
P (2-tailed)Remission in participants with self-injury at T1Persistence in participants with self-injury at T1
Self-injury56
(37)
21
(14)
6
(4)
17
(11)
.031*56
(14)
44
(11)
Hits self with body76
(50)
11
(7)
6
(4)
8
(5)
.54958
(7)
42
(5)
Hits self against object89
(59)
2
(1)
5
(3)
5
(3)
.62525
(1)
75
(3)
Hits self with object-------
Bites self82
(54)
12
(8)
2
(1)
5
(3)
.039*72.7
(8)
27.3
(3)
Pulls self91
(60)
5
(3)
3
(2)
2
(1)
1.00075
(3)
25
(1)
Rubs/scratches self83
(55)
11
(7)
6
(4)
0
(0)
.549100
(7)
0
(0)
Inserts-------
  1. aMissing data from T1 reduces analysis sample to N = 66
  2. *p < .05