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Table 2 Psychological distress and Ways of Coping Scale scores for the study sample of general population during COVID-19, Egypt 2020 (N = 312)

From: Psychological distress related to the emerging COVID-19 pandemic and coping strategies among general population in Egypt

Scale Mean SD
Kessler Psychological Distress Scale Total mean scorea 26.51 9.433
Average score 2.651 0.9433
Problem-focused ways of coping Total mean scoreb 50.65 13.011
Emotion-focused ways of coping Total mean scoreb 66.86 7.568
Ways of Coping Scale (WCS) Total mean scoreb 117.51 14.7301
  1. SD standard deviation
  2. aFive-point Likert scale (1 = none of the time; 5 = all of the time)
  3. bFive-point Likert scale (1 = strongly disagree; 5 = strongly agree)