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Table 1 Baseline characteristics

From: Reducing suicidal ideation among Turkish migrants in the Netherlands and in the UK: the feasibility of a randomised controlled trial of a guided online intervention

Characteristics Intervention participants (N = 10) Waitlist control participants (N = 8) Total (N = 18) p value*
Age (M, SD) 34.70 (3.81) 32.00 (9.35) 33.50 (8.38) 0.51
Gender, male (N, %) 3 (30%) 2 (25%) 5 (27.7%) 0.81
Type of recruitment (N, %)     0.47
 Facebook 8 (80%) 5 (62.5%) 13 (72.2%)  
 Through a friend 2 (20%) 2 (25%) 4 (22.2%)  
 Through a newspaper add 0 (0%) 1 (12.5%) 1 (5.5%)  
Employment status (N, %)     0.96
 In a paid employment 3 (30%) 2 (25%) 5 (27.7%)  
 In an unpaid internship 1 (10%) 1 (12.5%) 2 (11.1%)  
 Unemployed 6 (60%) 5 (62.5%) 11 (61.1%)  
Relationship status (N, %)     0.65
 Single 7 (70%) 4 (50%) 11 (61.1%)  
 In a relationship 0 (0%) 1 (12.5%) 1 (5.5%)  
 Married 2 (20%) 2 (25%) 4 (22.2%)  
 Widow 1 (10%) 1 (12.5%) 2 (11.1%)  
Education level (N, %)     0.86
 Secondary school 2 (20%) 2 (25%) 4 (22.2%)  
 University 5 (50%) 3 (37.5%) 8 (44.4%)  
 Others 3 (30%) 3 (37.5%) 6 (33.3%)  
Help-seeking status (N, %)     0.39
 No help 7 (70%) 3 (37.5%) 10 (55.5%)  
 GP 1 (10%) 2 (25%) 3 (16.6%)  
 Psychologist 2 (20%) 1 (12.5%) 3 (16.6%)  
 Psychiatrist 0 (0%) 1 (12.5%) 1 (5.5%)  
 Others 0 (0%) 1 (12.5%) 1 (5.5%)  
Satisfaction with previous help (N, %)     0.15
 Extremely unhelpful 8 (80%) 3 (37.5%) 11 (61.1%)  
 Neither helpful/unhelpful 2 (20%) 4 (50%) 6 (33.3%)  
 Helpful 0 (0%) 1 (12.5%) 1 (5.5%)  
Acculturation (M, SD)     
 Participation 13.00 (4.57) 15.50 (3.42) 14.11 (4.18) 0.21
 Maintenance 35.20 (6.26) 43.87 (4.05) 39.05 (6.87) 0.004*
Suicidal ideation (M, SD) 12.30 (8.48) 14.87 (8.07) 13.50 (8.07) 0.52
Suicide attempt and self-harm (M, SD) 2.10 (1.91) 1.50 (1.69) 1.83 (1.79) 0.50
Depression (M, SD) 26.80 (9.73) 33.17 (10.17) 29.61 (10.16) 0.19
Hopelessness (M, SD) 12.50 (4.08) 13.50 (4.98) 12.94 (4.39) 0.64
Worry (M, SD) 63.50 (19.92) 72.00 (4.05) 67.27 (17.61) 0.32
Quality of life (M, SD) 8.30 (1.63) 7.62 (1.40) 8.00 (1.53) 0.36
  1. *p values are based on t test or Pearson X2 test