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Table 1 Data of principal variables.

From: Coping with stress in adolescents with Type 1 diabetes and their mothers

Variables Total (n = 107) Diabetic (n = 51) Healthy (n = 56) P <
Ignore the Problem 16.4 ± 3.2 16.3 ± 3.5 16.5 ± 3.0 0.79
Seek Social Support 12.0 ± 3.0 12.0 ± 2.8 12.0 ± 3.2 0.92
Focus on Solving the Problem 12.9 ± 2.6 12.9 ± 2.6 12.9 ± 2.6 0.10
Work Hard and Achieve 11.0 ± 2.1 11.1 ± 2.1 10.9 ± 2.2 0.62
Focus on Leisure Activities 13.0 ± 2.6 13.1 ± 2.7 12.9 ± 2.5 0.58
Focus on the Positive 9.4 ± 2.4 9.4 ± 2.4 9.4 ± 2.3 0.10
Seek Spiritual Support 5.7 ± 2.2 5.8 ± 2.1 5.6 ± 2.2 0.65
Seek Professional Help 3.8 ± 1.2 4.2 ± 1.2 3.6 ± 1.3 0.05*
Worry 4.9 ± 1.6 4.9 ± 1.5 5.0 ± 1.7 0.99
Invest in Close Friends 5.0 ± 1.8 5.0 ± 1.8 5.1 ± 1.8 0.92
Seek to Belong 7.6 ± 1.8 7.8 ± 1.5 7.5 ± 2.0 0.38
Seek Relaxing Diversions 6.7 ± 2.0 6.9 ± 1.8 6.4 ± 2.1 0.16
Social action 3.7 ± 1.1 3.8 ± 1.2 3.7 ± 1.0 0.69
Task oriented coping 56.9 ± 7.4 55.9 ± 6.1 57.8 ± 8.4 0.17
Emotion oriented coping 43.5 ± 9.2 44.0 ± 9.6 43.1 ± 8.8 0.58
Avoidance oriented coping 40.3 ± 8.1 39.8 ± 7.6 40.8 ± 8.6 0.53
Avoidance by social diversion 16.8 ± 3.2 16.4 ± 3.1 17.1 ± 3.3 0.25
Avoidance by distraction 16.7 ± 4.8 16.8 ± 4.6 16.6 ± 5.0 0.86