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Table 5 Multivariate analysis of variance of TCI scales

From: Personality differences in early versus late suicide attempters

Dependent variable SA early (mean ± SD) SA late (mean ± SD) F(2,111) p Partielles Eta-Quadrat Cohen’s d
Novelty seeking 19.26 ± 4,3 19.84 ± 5,4 0.19 0,830 0.003 0.125
Harm avoidance 18.94 ± 3,2 12.55 ± 4,3 22.13 <0,001 0.285 1.806
Reward dependence 12.5 ± 2,5 14.81 ± 3,5 7.71 0,001 0.122 0.821
Persistence 3.38 ± 1,4 4.41 ± 1,8 5.37 0,006 0.088 0.677
Self-directedness 22.43 ± 5,2 24.38 ± 4,2 1.75 0,179 0.031 0.394
Cooperativeness 22.36 ± 3,3 21.22 ± 3,6 1.74 0,181 0.030 0.337
Self-transcendence 11.15 ± 5 11.16 ± 4,3 0.05 0,954 0.001 0.002
Subscale impulsivity 5.92 ± 1.91 4.21 ± 2.85 7.35 0,001 0.117 0.774
  1. Abbreviations: SA suicide attempt, SD standard deviation
  2. p: significance of corrected model with groups as factor and HAMD17 as covariate
  3. group as factor: F(7, 105) = 9,427; Pillai’s trace = 0,386; Wilk’s lambda = 0,614; p < 0,001
  4. HAMD17 as covariate: F(7, 105) = 1,120; Pillai’s trace = 0,069; Wilk’s lambda = 0,936; p = 0,356
  5. d.f. degrees of freedom = 2