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Table 2 Comparison of well-being among students from three different colleges at King Saud University

From: Mental well-being among health science specialty female students in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Well-being items Nursing Pharmacy Medicine Overall
  Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD
1. I have been feeling optimistic about the future 3.47 1.09 3.62 1.10 3.60 1.07 3.56 1.09
2. I have been feeling useful 3.59 1.02 3.66 1.10 3.48 1.17 3.59 1.09
3. I have been feeling relaxed 2.59 1.08 2.91 1.03 2.90 1.03 2.78 1.06
4. I have been feeling interested in other people 3.57 0.95 3.74 1.11 3.35 1.14 3.57 1.06
5. I have had energy to spare 2.90 1.01 3.12 0.98 2.95 1.21 2.99 1.06
6. I have been dealing with problems well 3.25 1.01 3.28 1.09 3.43 1.02 3.31 1.04
7. I have been thinking clearly 2.86 1.07 3.03 1.04 3.00 1.11 2.95 1.07
8. I have been feeling good about myself 3.15 1.13 3.50 1.19 3.43 1.33 3.34 1.21
9. I have been feeling close to other people 3.00 1.23 3.38 1.16 3.09 1.22 3.15 1.21
10. I have been feeling confident 3.40 1.05 3.68 1.07 3.60 1.15 3.55 1.09
11. I have been able to make up my own mind about things 3.88 1.03 3.92 1.04 4.08 1.00 3.95 1.03
12. I have been feeling loved 3.57 1.03 3.74 1.08 3.81 1.11 3.69 1.07
13. I have been interested in new things 3.61 0.98 3.84 1.02 3.83 1.07 3.74 1.02
14. I have been feeling cheerful 3.33 1.11 3.47 1.07 3.36 1.21 3.38 1.12
Overall mean value 3.30 1.06 3.49 1.08 3.42 1.13 3.40 1.09
  1. SD = standard deviation