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Table 4 Mean scores with standard deviations, medians with quartiles and effect size for the five SUAS-S thematic areas

From: The suicide assessment scale: Psychometric properties of a Norwegian language version

  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
  1. CaC: Control and coping, ER: Emotional reactivity, STaB: suicidal thoughts and behaviour.
  2. aTwo independent sample t-test, bMann-Whitney U test.
  3. *Median (Q1-Q3), **Assuming normally distributed data.