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Table 8 Mann–Whitney U tests investigating group differences for parental mental health history and history of DSH, in relation to parental well-being

From: Parents of young people with self-harm or suicidal behaviour who seek help – a psychosocial profile

  Mann–Whitney U
  Parent has experienced a mental health disorder Parent has experienced DSH behaviours
  Statistic Yes No Yes No
n 58 70 8 119
Median 9 7.5 11 8
Mean ranks 71.24 58.91 83.44 62.69
Sum of ranks 4132 4124 667.5 7460.5
U 1639 320.5
z −1.892 −1.560
p .058 .119
r .167 .137