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Question: Do you see yourself as someone who is relaxed, handles stress well?
Choices: "Strongly agree" "Agree" "Neither agree nor disagree" "Disagree" "Strongly disagree"
Data: % of "Strongly agree" "Agree"
Period:
Area:
5 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 United States65.8%
2 Germany55.9%
3 Japan48.4%
4 France 45.3%
5 Republic of Korea37.9%

Note
Can't choose/ No answer are excluded. Belgium: Flanders only. Germany: unweighted sum of West and East Germany. Israel: unweighted sum of Jews and Arabs. United Kingdom: excluding Northern Ireland.

No data for 5 countries.

Source
ISSP 2005

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data5
Regression equation
Y = 3.769996 X +4.540
Correlation coefficient (r)0.756
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.572

GNI per capita, PPP (current international$)
No. of data5
Regression equation
Y = 84461.410181 X +7519.850
Correlation coefficient (r)0.978
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.956

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data5
Regression equation
Y = -0.161718 X +0.899
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.813
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.661

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data5
Regression equation
Y = 1.787564 X +0.642
Correlation coefficient (r)0.567
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.321

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data5
Regression equation
Y = -22.020065 X +25.035
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.576
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.332