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Table 3 Survey questions on mental and physical health, access to health care and wellbeing with mean response and standard deviation

From: Structural modelling of wellbeing for Indigenous Australians: importance of mental health

Construct Survey questions Mean SD
Mental health:
Have you felt any of these from too many worries in the last few weeks?
(0–4, with high scores indicating good health)
Hard to breathe 3.41 1.07
Dizzy 3.32 1.13
Shaky 3.42 1.05
Get angry or wild real quick 2.87 1.33
Too many bad moods 2.94 1.28
Trouble sleeping 3.09 1.33
Physical health:
Have health problems got in the way of these in the last few weeks?
(0–4, with high scores indicating good health)
Normal activities 3.77 0.77
Work or study 3.85 0.63
Energy levels 3.75 0.84
Socialising with family or friends 3.67 0.99
Health care access:
Do any of these things make it hard to use health care?
(0–1, with 1 being no barrier)
Costs/ money 0.92 0.28
Transport 0.86 0.35
Culture/ language 0.93 0.26
Privacy 0.95 0.21
Wellbeing: On a scale of 1 to 10 how well is your life going? 8.07 1.94
  1. n = 841
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