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Table 5 Correlations and paired sample t-tests of self assessment scores comparing measurement 1 and 2 (6 months interval). (Wilcoxon sign rank test is provided in addition since normal distribution was not present in all cases).

From: Low Sense of Coherence (SOC) is a mirror of general anxiety and persistent depressive symptoms in adolescent girls - a cross-sectional study of a clinical and a non-clinical cohort

  N Mean (SD) Corr. Coeff 1 t-value 2 Z-value 3
SOC 1 46 138.3 (27.8)    
SOC 2 46 138.5 (27.6) 0.90*** -0.15 ns -0.03 ns
BDI 1 62 9.9 (8.7)    
BDI 2 62 7.8 (7.7) 0.84*** 3.5** 3.29**
BAI 1 62 13.8 (9.8)    
BAI 2 62 10.2 (8.7) 0.83*** 5.1*** 4.87***
SDQ-em 1 62 3.63 (2.4)    
SDQ-em 2 62 3.39 (2.3) 0.72*** 1.1 ns 0.89 ns
  1. *** significant at the p < 0.001 level, **p < 0.01
  2. 1Pearson product correlations, 2Paired sample t-test, 3Wilcoxon signed ranks test