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Table 2 Correlation analysis of psychological response and coping style of clinic nursing students under emergency

From: Factors influencing the coping abilities in clinic nursing students under public health emergency (COVID-19): a cross-sectional study

Factors Mean ± SD/n(%) Positive coping Negative coping
Cognitive response
 Fear of COVID-19 2.95 ± 1.96 −0.261** 0.173**
 Confidence to overcome difficulties 5.27 ± 1.20 0.372** −0.081
 Optimism 6.59 ± 1.95 0.337** −0.585**
Behavioral Response Questionnaire
 Active coping 13.15 ± 2.61 0.373** 0.013
 Avoidance 2.24 ± 1.60 −0.232 0.429**
 Help seeking 5.16 ± 2.03 0.205** 0.163**
Simplified Psychosomatic Symptom Scale #
 Somatization (positive symptoms) 84 (4.22) 0.220 −0.323
 Anxiety (positive symptoms) 117 (5.87) −0.108** 0.283**
 Depression (positive symptoms) 168 (8.43) −0.241** 0.192**
 Hostility (positive symptoms) 124 (6.22) −0.233** 0.192**
  1. :Pearson correlation analysis; #:Spearman correlation analysis; **:p<0.01