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Bolton JSNA Indicator Sheet: Prevalence of Self-harm


This is the Prevalence of self-harm JSNA Indicator Sheet from the Disease and Ill Health section. JSNA Indicator Sheets summarise the current position and recent trends for Bolton, comparators to Bolton, and inequalities across population groups and geographical areas of Bolton.



  • Bolton has a higher rate of hospital stays for self-harm than England, but is lower than average for the North West region;
  • Little change is evident in the rate locally, whilst the most deprived group continues to experience a significantly higher rate of self-harm than the population as a whole;
  • In Bolton self-harm is more common in women and in the younger age groups;
  • Bolton has a lower rate of self-harm than is average for its statistical peer group;
  • Self-harm is more common in the more deprived areas around the Town Centre.


Information Type

JSNA Indicator Sheet

Geographical Level


Population Level



JSNA Indicator Sheet, Self-harm, Mental Health


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