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Table 2 Average, standard deviation (SD) and reliability among Japanese population for the PWB domains. (N = 1027)

From: Japanese version of the 42-item psychological well-being scale (PWBS-42): a validation study

PWB a domains (Possible range: 7–49) Mean SD Cronbach’s α
Autonomy 30.6 5.3 0.70
Environmental Mastery 31.7 5.4 0.74
Personal growth 33.8 5.6 0.75
Positive relationship with others 33.5 5.7 0.76
Purpose in life 31.8 5.0 0.57
Self-acceptance 30.8 5.7 0.78
  1. Participants who had missing data were analyzed according to the algorithm described in the Method section
  2. SD standard deviation
  3. aPWB Psychological well-being