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Table 5 Relationship between PMH and physical health condition (Hypertension)

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

PMH Yes
Mean (SD)
n = 178
No
Mean (SD)
n = 81
t p* d**
Global PMH 117.8 (15.7) 120.0 (15.0) 1.042 0.298 0.14
Fac1. personal satisfaction 25.7 (4.1) 25.4 (3.6) 0.698 0.486 0.09
Fac2. prosocial attitude 16.4 (2.4) 16.6 (2.3) 0.756 0.433 0.10
Fac3. self control 13.8 (3.2) 13.9 (3.4) 0.260 0.795 0.03
Fac4. autonomy 15.4 (2.9) 16.1 (2.2) 2.165 0.032 0.29
Fac5. problem-solving and self actualization 25.9 (5.2) 26.8 (5.5) 1.955 0.282 0.26
Fac6c interpersonal relationship skills 20.5 (3.5) 21.1 (3.4) 1.336 0.183 0.18
  1. PMH: Positive Mental Health.
  2. SD: Standard Deviation.
  3. *Student’s t test.
  4. **Standardized Mean Difference.