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Table 2 Cognitive appraisal of CVR and style of coping regarding gender

From: How does gender influence the recognition of cardiovascular risk and adherence to self-care recommendations?: a study in polish primary care

Stress Gender [mean (SD)] t
  Females Males  
Cognitive appraisal of CVD risk    
  Threat 17.98 (5.81) 18.77 (6.20) 0.65
  Harm/loss 9.96 (2.52) 9.61 (1.84) 0.83
  Challenge 36.04 (6.14) 32.83 (5.75) 3.98**
Style of coping    
  Task-oriented 57.65 (8.05) 59.31 (6.13) 1.18
  Emotion-oriented 42.83 (9.02) 42.22 (8.95) 0.28
  Avoidant 45.60 (6.73) 44.38 (9.23) 0.65
  1. Note: **p < .01 Student’s t-test.