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Table 11 Gender differences in confidence to help a peer

From: Australian adolescents’ beliefs and help-seeking intentions towards peers experiencing symptoms of depression and alcohol misuse

How confident would you be to… Males Females t(df) p
  Mean SD Mean SD   
Talk to Sarah about your concerns? a 2.48 .874 2.52 .789 −1.194 (2.442) 0.233
Help Sarah seek professional help? a 2.85 .836 3.01 .746 −5.008 (2437) <0.001
Talk to Samuel about your concerns? b 2.49 .950 2.26 .845 6.228 (2413) <0.001
Help Samuel seek professional help? b 2.77 .875 2.76 .807 0.331 (2404) 0.741
  1. aDepression; bAlcohol misuse
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