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Table 2 Continuous variables One-way ANOVA tests (SD, M, F)

From: The contribution of the socio-demographic characteristics on suicidal ideation among Israeli soldiers

Variables ASa PDb ADc Cd F (df = 3, 96)
M SD M SD M SD M SD
Demographic variables
 Education 11.83 .87 11.95 .22 11.70 .92 11.95 .22 .585 ns
 Duration of military service 12.35 8.23 12.10 9.11 10.65 5.96 13.40 10.11 0.364 ns
Psychological variables
 Intellectual rating score 47.25 20.99 51.0 14.83 38.5 17.25 43.5 13.48 1.87 ns
 Motivation for service 1.95 0.67 2.35 0.67 2.15 .58 2.45 .68 3.17*
Family variable
 Perceive family support
  Mother 2.17 .78 2.60 .59 2.15 .74 2.50 .76 2.23 ns
  Father 1.94 .85 2.11 .83 2.0 .88 2.26 .93 .60 ns
Social support variable
 Perceive social support (in the army) 2.33 .77 2.10 .85 1.85 .74 2.15 .81 1.68 ns
 Perceive social support (at home) 1.82 .71 1.70 .57 1.40 .59 1.90 .71 2.35 ns
Independent variables
 Suicidal ideation 15.5 11.38 5.55 8.03 6.30 8.82 3.70 8.50 9.32**
  1. * p < .05; ** p < .01
  2. a Attempted suicide
  3. b Psychiatric diagnosis
  4. c Adjustment difficulties
  5. d Control