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Table 6 Pearson’s correlation coefficientsa between each subscale on the PWB and Life Satisfaction, Negative Affect, Negative Adjectives, Positive Affect, Positive Adjectives, Self-esteem, Percieved Stress Scale (PSS) among Japanese population

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

Variables (possible range) N Mean SD Psychological well-being (PWB) domains
Autonomy Environmental Mastery Personal growth Positive relationship with others Purpose in life Self-acceptance
Life Satisfaction (0–10) 1027 6.10 1.58 0.235** 0.528** 0.382** 0.412** 0.357** 0.562**
Positive and negative affect
 Negative Affect (1–5) 1024 1.69 0.65 −0.212** −0.419** −0.218** −0.293** −0.207** −0.408**
 Negative Adjectives (1–5) 1021 1.89 0.66 −0.245** − 0.354** −0.126** − 0.205** −0.147** − 0.285**
 Positive Affect [1,2,3] 1022 3.24 0.76 0.220** 0.446** 0.380** 0.464** 0.302** 0.509**
 Positive Adjectives (1–5) 1020 3.07 0.76 0.344** 0.427** 0.421** 0.394** 0.350** 0.445**
 Self-esteem (7–49) 1021 31.02 5.58 0.463** 0.646** 0.509** 0.470** 0.433** 0.714**
 PSS (10–50) 1008 26.11 5.77 −0.306** −0.554** − 0.298** −0.370** − 0.295** −0.511**
  1. SD standard deviation
  2. a Participants who had missing data were excluded from each analysis
  3. ** p < 0.01, * < 0.05