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Question: During the past 4 weeks how often have you felt difficulties were piling up so high that you could not overcome them?
Choices: "Never" "Rarely" "Sometimes" "Often" "Very often"
Data: % of "Sometimes" "Often" "Very often"
Period:
Area:
7 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 United Kingdom28.8%
2 Australia27.7%
3 United States24.4%
4 Japan22.6%
5 Germany22.5%
6 Sweden18.6%
7 France 16.3%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded.

No data for 3 countries.

Source
ISSP 2017

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = 2.367440 X +6.310
Correlation coefficient (r)0.218
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.048

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = -3505.207604 X +52329.983
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.024
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.001

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = -0.099937 X +0.840
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.258
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.067

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = -0.824810 X +1.918
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.219
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.048

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = -19.145533 X +15.858
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.363
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.132