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Table 1 Mean and standard deviation (SD) of variables between mindfulness trait levels

From: Brief mindfulness-based training and mindfulness trait attenuate psychological stress in university students: a randomized controlled trial

  Low trait High trait p value Effect size (r)
  Mean SD Mean SD
Age 23.93 3.51 24.62 3.93 .52 .10
Describe 25.30 7.15 31.23 5.26 .01 .40
Act w/ awareness 23.48 6.31 32.23 3.24  < .0001 .63
Non-judge 21.22 6.41 29.46 7.11 .003 .47
Non-react 14.96 3.52 21.31 3.57  < .0001 .64
State mindfulness 71.93 11.55 75.23 10.87 .32 .16
Positive affect 28.93 6.62 30.85 8.35 .59 .09
Negative affect 24.96 7.05 20.31 6.02 .08 .28
Anxiety state 41.15 8.69 35.08 5.41 .01 .39
Anxiety trait 49.30 6.78 40.92 7.04 .001 .51
Perceived stress 32.52 6.61 26.46 6.28 .01 .40
Cortisol 10.38 3.96 13.09 4.98 .07 .28
  1. Bold values indicate significant comparisons