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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:
15 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Israel74.4%
2 Mexico73.3%
3 Ireland72.8%
4 Denmark70.6%
5 Switzerland67.9%
6 United States65.8%
7 New Zealand60.7%
8 Netherlands56.8%
9 Germany55.9%
10 Latvia51.2%
11 Czech Republic49.1%
12 Japan 48.4%
13 Belgium48.3%
14 France45.3%
15 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 23 countries.

Source
ISSP 2005

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data15
Regression equation
Y = 2.516295 X +5.360
Correlation coefficient (r)0.590
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.348

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data15
Regression equation
Y = 109910.942396 X -13172.981
Correlation coefficient (r)0.500
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.250

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data15
Regression equation
Y = -7.369765 X +84.569
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.210
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.044

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data15
Regression equation
Y = 2.219469 X +0.382
Correlation coefficient (r)0.585
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.342

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data15
Regression equation
Y = -25.013412 X +25.426
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.695
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.483