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Table 2 Mean and standard deviation (SD) of variables between groups

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

   Control Mindfulness
   Mean SD d Mean SD d
Age   24.25 3.55 - 24.05 3.76 -
Describe Baseline 27.90 7.33 .11 26.55 6.99 .14
Post 28.25 9.08 27.10 7.88
Act w/ awareness Baseline 27.95 6.02 .72 24.70 7.39 .53
Post 24.95 7.87 27.35 6.96
Non-judge Baseline 23.65 7.90 .09 24.15 7.55 .32
Post 24.20 9.12 25.50 7.31
Non-react Baseline 17.40 4.47 .34 16.65 4.84 .34
Post 18.55 5.15 18.10 4.39
State mindfulness Baseline 74.50 13.02 .35 71.50 9.38 .73
Post 69.95 17.54 76.70 12.09
Positive affect Baseline 30.90 7.43 .07 28.20 6.83 .40
Post 30.55 5.92 30.20 7.40
Negative affect Baseline 24.75 8.23 .97 22.15 5.43 .87
Post 19.90 7.26 17.70 5.97
Anxiety state Baseline 38.65 9.43 .00 39.70 7.03 .57
Post 38.65 9.82 35.20 7.28
Perceived stress Baseline 30.50 7.39 .45 30.60 6.85 .93
Post 28.35 6.65 24.25 8.18
Cortisol Baseline 11.53 5.18 .57 10.99 3.68 .56
Post 9.71 5.35 9.81 3.78
  1. Bold values indicate significant comparisons. d = Cohen’s d effect size