Table 4

Mean scores with standard deviations, medians with quartiles and effect size for the five SUAS-S thematic areas
Suicidal (n = 25) Non-suicidal (n = 27) Effect size P
Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
Affect 10.2 ± 2.6 8.7 ± 2.4 0.60 0.030a
Bodily States 5.0 ± 2.0 4.4 ± 2.1 0.29 0.364a
CaC 6.1 ± 2.0 5.2 ± 2.1 0.44 0.106a
ER 5.0 ± 2.3 4.6 ± 2.3 0.17 0.526a
STaB* 8.0 (5.0 - 11.0) 1.0 (0.0 - 4.0) 1.15** < 0.001b

CaC: Control and coping, ER: Emotional reactivity, STaB: suicidal thoughts and behaviour.

aTwo independent sample t-test, bMann-Whitney U test.

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

Koldsland et al.

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

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