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Table 1 Differences in demographic factors and suicidal behaviour

From: Adolescents’ reactions to participating in ethically sensitive research: a prospective self-report study

  Baseline Follow up
χ2 df N p V χ2 df N p V
Enjoy
 Worry/upset 0.45 1 1829 0.50 0.02 11.31 1 1869 0.00 0.08
 Gender 7.92 1 1835 0.01 0.07 0.39 1 1881 0.54 0.01
 Psych. diagnosis 7.01 1 1816 0.01 0.06 0.74 1 1872 0.39 0.02
 Thought of NSSI 0.08 1 1827 0.78 0.01 0.05 1 1872 0.83 0.01
 NSSI 3.76 1 1795 0.05 0.05 2.74 1 1875 0.10 0.04
 Thought about suicide 5.78 1 1781 0.02 0.06 0.13 1 1860 0.72 0.01
 Attempted suicide 1.92 1 1765 0.17 0.03 0.41 1 1858 0.52 0.02
Worry/upset
 Enjoy 0.45 1 1829 0.50 0.02 11.31 1 1869 0.00 0.08
 Gender 42.33 1 1906 0.00 0.15 26.54 1 1929 0.00 0.14
 Psych. diagnosis 22.29 1 1885 0.00 0.11 36.92 1 1920 0.00 0.14
 Thoughts of NSSI 100.65 1 1895 0.00 0.23 101.44 1 1919 0.00 0.23
 NSSI 129.25 1 1860 0.00 0.26 119.49 1 1922 0.00 0.25
 Thought about suicide 72.37 1 1848 0.00 0.20 81.05 1 1907 0.00 0.21
 Attempted suicide 42.64 1 1832 0.00 0.15 23.11 1 1903 0.00 0.11
  1. NB: Girls were more likely to enjoy participation and boys more likely to report being worried or upset. Participants reporting poorer psychosocial functioning (e.g. more distress, suicidal thoughts and behaviour) were more likely to find the questionnaire worrying or upsetting