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Table 3 Relationship between PMH and gender

From: Assessing positive mental health in people with chronic physical health problems: correlations with socio-demographic variables and physical health status

PMH Male
Mean (SD)
n = 119
Female
Mean (SD)
n = 140
t p*
Global PMH 118.5 (15.8) 118.5 (3,15) .027 0.978
Fac1. personal satisfaction 26.2 (3.6) 25.1 (4.2) 2.203 0.028
Fac2. prosocial attitude 15.9 (2.3) 16.9 (2.4) −3.086 0.002
Fac3. self control 13.7 (3.3) 13.8 (3.3) -.271 0.786
Fac4. autonomy 16.2 (2.5) 15.1 2.7 3.182 0.002
Fac5. problem-solving and self actualization 26.3 (5.6) 26.1 (5.1) .230 0.818
Fac6. interpersonal relationship skills 20.0 (3.5) 21.2 (3.4) 2.744 0.007
  1. PMH: Positive Mental Health.
  2. SD: Standard Deviation.
  3. *Student’s t test.