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Table 1 Intercorrelations, Reliabilities, and Descriptive Statistics for Study Variables

From: U.S. medical students who engage in self-care report less stress and higher quality of life

  Combined Sample Men Women α Stress Self-Care Physical QoL
M SD M SD M SD
Stress 27.49 7.76 26.35 8.12 28.05 7.56 .91    
Self-Care 2.54 0.43 2.48 0.40 2.57 0.43 .93 −.60*   
Physical QoL 55.68 12.11 55.35 12.16 55.96 11.90 .74 −.59* .60*  
Psychological QoL 62.23 12.11 62.06 14.71 62.56 13.25 .78 −.61* .67* .45*
  1. N = 871. M = Mean, SD = Standard Deviation, α = Cronbach’s alpha. *p < .001. QoL = Quality of Life