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Table 1 Descriptive statistics for teachers’ skills and mindsets, well-being, occupational health, and teaching practices at pre- and post-program

From: Results from a pre-post, uncontrolled pilot study of a mindfulness-based program for early elementary school teachers

  Pre-Program Post-Program
N Mean Median SD IQR N Mean Median SD IQR
Skills and Mindsets
 Mindfulness Skills 21 3.17 3.26 0.47 0.62 21 3.47 3.53 0.42 0.78
 Self-Compassion 21 2.97 3.00 0.70 0.93 21 3.24 3.29 0.59 1.06
 Cognitive Reappraisal 21 3.59 4.00 0.68 1.00 21 3.96 4.00 0.46 0.25
 Expressive Suppression 21 2.55 2.50 0.66 1.13 21 2.38 2.25 0.68 0.88
Well-Being
 Mental Health Satisfaction 21 2.67 3.00 0.66 1.00 21 3.00 3.00 0.71 0.00
 Life Satisfaction 20 3.25 3.00 0.55 1.00 21 3.14 3.00 0.57 0.50
 Anxiety Symptoms 21 2.33 2.33 0.57 0.92 21 2.02 2.00 0.67 1.08
 Depressive Symptoms 21 1.34 1.25 0.23 0.27 21 1.32 1.25 0.30 0.46
Occupational Health
 Personal Accomplishment 21 6.13 6.13 0.66 0.88 21 6.24 6.50 0.83 0.95
 Emotional Exhaustion 21 4.57 4.50 1.09 1.76 21 4.13 4.00 1.28 1.28
 Depersonalization 21 1.97 1.60 1.24 1.03 21 1.84 1.60 0.97 1.40
 Job Stress 21 3.39 3.44 0.51 0.72 21 3.22 3.22 0.48 0.78
Teaching Practices
 Mindful Teaching 21 3.61 3.60 0.41 0.65 21 3.81 3.75 0.32 0.50
 Emotional Support 21 5.50 5.75 0.55 0.88 19 5.65 5.75 0.53 0.74
 Classroom Organization 21 5.46 5.42 0.73 0.90 19 5.53 5.67 0.43 0.74
  1. Note. N = Participants with data; SD = Standard deviation