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Table 5 Mean, standard deviations, and correlations between help-seeking strategies, acculturation orientation and demographic characteristics

From: Immigration, acculturation, and preferred help-seeking sources for depression: comparison of five ethnic groups

  M SD 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Help-seeking
 1.Traditional 1.80 0.96 .84        
 2. Informal 4.00 1.10 .26** .71       
 3.Semiformal 2.30 1.01 .31** .20** .60      
 4. Formal 3.46 1.40 .08* .14** .22** .61     
Acculturationa
 5. Maintenance 6.57 1.70 .27** .31** .06 .05 .90    
 6. Adoption 5.60 1.70 −.06 .05 .16** .14** .19** .90   
Demographic
 7. Genderb 30.80 9.30 −.09* .03 −.01 .14** .02 .05   
 8. Age 2.77 1.30 .06 −.10** −.00 .02 −.03 −.07 .05  
 9. Higher education 1.70 0.46 −.18** −.00 .01 −.04 −.05 .22** .07 .24**
  1. Note. The coefficients on the diagonal in bold are the Cronbach’s alpha of each scale
  2. aOnly immigrant sample (n = 452). b1 = male, 2 = female
  3. * p ≤ .05, ** p ≤ 0.01 (2-tailed)