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Table 2 Mean and (standard deviation) for the Asian and British Group on appraisals for pleasant and trauma experiences

From: An investigation of trauma-associated appraisals and posttraumatic stress disorder in British and Asian trauma survivors: the development of the Public and Communal Self Appraisals Measure (PCSAM)

  Asian British
  Pleasant Trauma Pleasant Trauma
Pleasantness 5.85 (2.19) 4.41 (2.11) 4.91 (2.57) 3.35 (2.55)
Coping ability 5.88 (1.91) 4.39 (2.41) 6.29 (2.25) 3.91 (2.27)
Anticipated effort 11.85 (3.94) 13.49 (2.68) 12.85 (4.47) 15.26 (2.29)
Legitimacy 15.00 (2.53) 8.66 (4.37) 15.21 (4.04) 5.94 (4.01)
Norm/Self 12.49 (2.96) 11.34 (3.66) 16.65 (1.79) 14.21 (3.37)
Goal/Need 19.27 (3.79) 19.44 (4.59) 19.29 (4.83) 19.94 (4.74)
Attentional activity 25.41 (4.14) 20.95 (4.25) 28.09 (4.82) 22.59 (6.54)
Certainty 27.44 (7.68) 23.39 (7.77) 25.94 (10.07) 22.29 (10.26)
Responsibility 22.32 (3.91) 21.39 (4.95) 26.21 (5.59) 21.85 (5.89)
Perceived control 21.71 (3.95) 19.32 (4.29) 23.94 (5.92) 18.62 (6.40)
PTCI-Total - 9.19 (1.73) - 8.07 (1.82)
PTCI-Self - 6.66 (1.65) - 5.84 (1.39)
PTCI-World - 4.89 (1.15) - 4.22 (1.30)
PTCI-Self blame - 3.80 (.81) - 3.33 (1.10)
  1. Note: PTCI = Posttraumatic Cognitions Inventory.