Table 2

Test score means with standard deviations and medians with quartiles and effect size in suicidal and non-suicidal patients
Suicidal (n = 25) Non-suicidal (n = 27) Effect size P
Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
SUAS-S 33.7 ± 9.7 25.6 ± 9.3 0.85 0.003a
BSS-5* 1.0 (1.0–4.0) 0.0 (0.0–0.3) 1.07** < 0.001b
BDI 23.0 ± 11.0 14.2 ± 8.8 0.89 0.003a
BHS* 11.0 (6.0–16.0) 3.0 (2.8–9.0) 0.92** 0.005b

*Median (Q1-Q3), **Assuming normally distributed data.

aTwo independent samples t-test, bMann–Whitney U test.

Koldsland et al.

Koldsland et al. BMC Research Notes 2012 5:417   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-5-417

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