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Table 12 Gender differences in likelihood of encouraging a peer to seek help

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

Help source Male Female   
  Mean SD Mean SD t(df) p
Depression
Peer 3.29 0.92 3.31 0.81 −0.669 (2437) .504
Family 4.19 0.90 4.20 0.77 −0.171(2439) .864
Formal 3.59 0.74 3.77 0.61 −6.445(2436) .000
Internet 2.36 1.01 2.49 0.98 −3.283(2436) .001
Alcohol misuse
Peer 3.13 0.99 3.13 0.91 −0.084(2406) .933
Family 3.79 1.13 3.94 0.89 −3.590(2406) .000
Formal 3.51 0.85 3.81 0.69 −9.563(2406) .000
Internet 2.46 1.07 2.53 1.02 −1.597(2406) .110
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