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Table 6 Independent Sample t-test for mean factor scores on learners’ attitudes towards suicide and lifetime suicidal ideation and behaviors

From: Suicidal ideation, suicidal behaviors, and attitudes towards suicide of adolescents enrolled in the Alternative Learning System in Manila, Philippines—a mixed methods study

  Presence of ideation/behavior Absence of ideation/behavior p value
Mean SD Mean SD
Factor 1: Permissiveness towards suicide
 Suicidal ideation
  Wish to be dead 0.001 0.857 − 0.001 0.863 0.990
  Non-specific active suicidal thoughts − 0.086 0.877 0.059 0.844 0.278
  Active suicidal ideation with any methods (not plan) without intent to act 0.006 0.860 − 0.002 0.861 0.957
  Active suicidal ideation with some intent to act, without specific plan 0.054 0.930 − 0.010 0.847 0.724
  Active suicidal ideation with specific plan and intent − 0.127 0.917 0.023 0.849 0.415
 Suicidal behavior
  Preparatory acts or behavior − 0.370 0.816 0.030 0.860 0.106
  Aborted attempt 0.011 0.875 − 0.002 0.858 0.940
  Interrupted attempt 0.074 0.855 − 0.005 0.861 0.769
  Non-fatal suicide attempt − 0.183 1.004 0.027 0.835 0.286
Factor 2: Suicide as a process
 Suicidal ideation
  Wish to be dead − 0.314 0.779 0.212 0.834 <  0.001
  Non-specific active suicidal thoughts − 0.320 0.780 0.222 0.829 <  0.001
  Active suicidal ideation with any methods (not plan) without intent to act − 0.374 0.766 0.114 0.844 0.001
  Active suicidal ideation with some intent to act, without specific plan − 0.441 0.817 0.083 0.833 0.003
  Active suicidal ideation with specific plan and intent − 0.605 0.770 0.109 0.820 <  0.001
 Suicidal behavior
  Preparatory acts or behavior − 0.850 0.632 0.070 0.829 <  0.001
  Aborted attempt − 0.244 0.803 0.048 0.854 0.097
  Interrupted attempt − 0.627 0.853 0.043 0.835 0.011
  Non-fatal suicide attempt − 0.561 0.808 0.083 0.830 0.001