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Table 5 Correlation coefficients between the BSS-Screen, the total BSS score and other self-rating questionnaires

From: German Beck Scale for Suicide Ideation (BSS): psychometric properties from a representative population survey

Measure PHQ-2 FLZ-8 BHS Suicide attempt Death wish BSS-Screen
Total sample
 BSS-Screen score .33*** −.27*** .36*** .35*** .35***
Risk group
 BSS-Screen score .26** −.25** .23* .27** .32**
 Total BSS score .31** −.29** .25** .53*** .53*** .80***
  1. Note. PHQ-2 Patient Health Questionnaire 2, FLZ-8 shortened version of the Life Satisfaction Questionnaire, BHS Beck Hopelessness Scale, BSS-Screen denotes the BSS-Screen score. Pearson’s correlation coefficient was used; * p < .05 (2-tailed), ** p < .01 (2-tailed), *** p < .001 (2-tailed)