Table 4

Summary of demographic characteristics associated with all scales
Ryff positive relations Ryff environmental mastery Diener SWLS Overall well-being K10
Sex t = −3.14, p = 0.002 t = 0.28, p = 0.78 t = 0.02, p = 0.99 t = −1.28, p = 0.20 t = −4.28, p < 0.001
Age F = 3.04, p = 0.006 F = 4.43, p = 0.001 F = 1.30, p = 0.25 F = 1.74, p = 0.11 F = 1.53, p = 0.17
Household size F = 20.73, p < 0.001 F = 2.76, p = 0.06 F = 21.54, p < 0.001 F = 20.21, p < 0.001 F = 5.51, p = 0.004
Area of residence t = 2.48, p = 0.01 t = −0.28, p = 0.78 t = −0.47, p = 0.64 t = 0.42, p = 0.46 t = −1.73, p = 0.08
Number of children t = −2.54, p = 0.01 t = 1.34,p = 0.18 t = −3.83, p < 0.001 t = −2.62, p = 0.009 t = −0.37, p = 0.71
Country of birth F = 0.30, p = 0.74 F = 1.53, p = 0.22 F = 0.52, p = 0.59 F = 0.45, p = 0.64 F = 0.15, p = 0.86
Language spoken t = 5.61, p < 0.001 t = 3.04, p = 0.002 t = 1.82, p = 0.07 t = 3.51, p < 0.001 t = −2.37, p = 0.02
Marital status F = 12.42, p < 0.001 F = 4.13, p = 0.006 F = 33.08, p < 0.001 F = 21.98, p < 0.001 F = 5.94, p < 0.001
Education F = 21.84, p < 0.001 F = 4.78, p = 0.008 F = 3.46, p = 0.03 F = 10.92, p < 0.001 F = 8.01, p < 0.001
Work status F = 11.50, p < 0.001 F = 13.43, p < 0.001 F = 15.15, p < 0.001 F = 15.71, p < 0.001 F = 20.63, p < 0.001
Income F = 18.50, p < 0.001 F = 6.07, p < 0.001 F = 9.00, p < 0.001 F = 12.26, p < 0.001 F = 10.98, p < 0.001
Dwelling ownership F = 6.68, p < 0.001 F = 7.07, p < 0.001 F = 8.14 p < 0.001 F = 9.68, p < 0.001 F = 7.40, p < 0.001
Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander t = 2.14, p = 0.03 t = 1.67, p = 0.12 t = −2.24, p = 0.04 t = 0.09, p = 0.93 t = −1.27, p = 0.23
Pension t = 6.42, p < 0.001 t = 3.18, p = 0.002 t = 2.57, p = 0.01 t = 4.30, p < 0.001 t = −5.05, p < 0.001

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Winefield et al. Psychology of Well-Being: Theory, Research and Practice 2012 2:3   doi:10.1186/2211-1522-2-3

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