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six monthly evaluation and at Delhi centre at six months as well as one yearly evaluation compared to baseline. The factor 'S.W.B. Negative affect' showed significant improvement at six months as well as one year at Bangalore centre.

Table 4. Mean score of SWBI factors at Bangalore Centre

Factor M
i
n
M
a
x
Experimental area Control areas
Initial

 

6
months
1
year
Initial

 

6
months
1
year
1. S. W.B. Positive affect 3 9 5.97 5.93 6.00 6.11 6.14 6.14
2. Expectation achievement
congruence
3 9 6.77 6.60 6.42* 6.54 6.57 6.59
3. Confidence in coping 3 9 6.18 6.01 5.96* 5.81 5.80 5.84
4. Transcendence 3 9 6.67 6.61 6.54 6.49 6.46 6.41
5. Family group support 3 9 4.96 4.73 4.70 4.60 4.60 4.71
6. Social support 3 9 6.60 6.64 6.61 6.81 6.89 6.80
7. Primary group concern 3 9 3.87 3.93 3.87 4.09 4.11 4.07
8. Inadequate mental mastery 7 21 19.46 19.73 19.86* 19.61 19.60 19.71
9. Perceived ill health 6 18 16.61 16.88 16.87 16.59 16.56 16.69
10. Deficiency in Social contact 3 9 8.44 8.61* 8.51 8.20 8.21 8.13
11. S.W.B. Negative affect 3 9 7.73 8.25* 8.09* 7.74 7.83 7.86

* Indicates significant difference as compared to initial evaluation. Decrease in score indicates improvement in Factors 1 to 7. Increase in score indicates improvement in Factors 8 to 11.


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