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Question: Who would you turn to first to be there for you if you felt a bit down or depressed and wanted to talk about it?
Choices: "Close family member" "More distant family member" "Close friend" "Neighbour" "Someone I work with" "Someone else" "No one"
Data: % of "Close friend"
Period:
Area:
7 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 United States42.0%
2 France 40.3%
3 Japan40.0%
4 Australia38.6%
5 Sweden34.5%
6 United Kingdom33.7%
7 Germany30.4%

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 = -5.781091 X +9.050
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.517
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.267

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = 53739.693446 X +30319.357
Correlation coefficient (r)0.250
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.062

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = 0.627643 X +81.610
Correlation coefficient (r)0.015
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.000

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = 0.580999 X +1.480
Correlation coefficient (r)0.157
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.025

Suicide - all ages (per 100,000 population, age-adjusted)
No. of data7
Regression equation
Y = 46.183932 X -5.664
Correlation coefficient (r)0.823
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.677