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Table 1 General linear regression analysis of overseas Chinese university preparatory students' stress and coping strategies (N = 756)

From: Relationships between stress, coping and depressive symptoms among overseas university preparatory Chinese students: a cross-sectional study

Coping strategies Stress B SE B β* Adj. R 2
Active, problem-focused coping/ positive      
  Life goals* -0.18 0.04 -0.19 .09
  Academic problems -0.02 0.04 -0.02 .04
  Social problems* -0.22 0.04 -0.23 .10
  Personal/financial problems 0.01 0.04 0.01 .03
Passive, problem-focused coping/negative      
  Life goals* 0.16 0.05 0.13 .04
  Academic problems -0.05 0.05 -0.04 .02
  Social problems 0.07 0.05 0.06 .03
  Personal/financial problems* 0.22 0.05 0.19 .06
Active, emotion-focused coping/ positive      
  Life goals* 0.13 0.05 0.12 .01
  Academic problems 0.08 0.05 0.08 .01
  Social problems* -0.30 0.04 -0.28 .02
  Personal/financial problems* 0.12 0.04 0.12 .01
Passive, emotion-focused      
  Life goals* 0.19 0.05 0.17 .12
  Academic problems -0.07 0.04 -0.06 .06
  Social problems* 0.31 0.04 0.27 .17
  Personal/financial problems* 0.25 0.04 0.23 .14
  1. *p < 0.01