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Table 9 Mann–Whitney U tests investigating group differences for child school attendance and diagnosis of a mental health disorder, 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
  Child was attending school at time 1 Child has had formal diagnosis of mental health disorder
  Statistic Yes No Yes No
n 107 21 80 48
Median 8 11 9 6
Mean ranks 61.40 80.31 70.02 55.30
Sum of ranks 6569.5 1686.5 5601.5 2654.5
U 791.5 1478.5
z −2.159 −2.197
p .031 .028
r .191 .194