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Table 2 Descriptive statistics for outcome measures at pre, post and follow up for each group

From: Mindfulness in primary school children as a route to enhanced life satisfaction, positive outlook and effective emotion regulation

  Group
Measure Wait List Control
(n = 25)
Active Control
(n = 19)
Living Mindfully
(n = 64)
M SD M SD M SD
CAMM
Pre 20.88 6.55 22.53 6.45 20.38 7.87
Post 18.88 9.08 23.47 5.65 24.75 6.85
Follow Up 18.68 7.82 23.63 5.12 25.30 7.65
PANAS-C:PA
Pre 47.48 12.50 34.21 12.34 43.62 9.27
Post 47.44 10.90 37.53 9.97 47.21 8.23
Follow Up 47.88 10.37 38.32 9.07 47.16 8.50
PANAS-C:NA
Pre 28.28 11.26 32.42 12.62 30.32 12.48
Post 27.44 9.41 27.39 11.18 26.31 10.67
Follow Up 27.36 9.37 27.68 11.27 24.20 9.15
SCWBS:PeS
Pre 21.84 5.01 17.73 5.24 19.63 5.03
Post 21.96 5.80 19.15 5.23 22.14 4.61
Follow Up 21.80 5.68 19.00 5.03 22.40 4.68
SCWBS: PO
Pre 22.76 4.77 19.58 4.47 20.58 5.35
Post 22.68 5.38 20.10 5.08 23.00 4.44
Follow Up 22.32 5.15 20.63 3.98 23.19 4.31
SLSS
Pre 31.96 8.20 29.47 8.12 30.62 8.97
Post 29.88 9.50 29.74 10.69 33.34 6.95
Follow Up 29.64 8.73 30.11 9.13 34.32 7.38
ERQ-CA: Reapp.
Pre 20.12 5.01 17.68 4.63 18.67 4.43
Post 20.44 5.90 18.26 4.60 20.64 4.60
Follow Up 19.88 5.75 18.79 3.89 19.59 4.67
  1. M mean score, SD standard deviation, CAMM Child and Adolescent Mindfulness Measure, PANAS-C PA and NA Positive and Negative Affect Scale for Children, SCWBS PeS/PO Stirling Children’s Wellbeing Scale, Positive Emotional State and Positive Outlook subscales, ERQ-CA The Emotiona Regulation Questionnaire for Children and Adolescents Reappraisal Subscale