Do sex and perception of immediate stress affect optimism?

Psychological reports

PubMedID: 10840881

Durm MW. Do sex and perception of immediate stress affect optimism?. Psychol Rep. 2000;86(2):373-4.
The purpose was to assess differences in mean optimism scores of men and women of low immediate stress (23 men, 28 women) and high immediate stress (11 men, 34 women). Using factorial analysis of variance, mean differences on the Coping Resources Inventory, Cognitive Domain, were not significant for sex, immediate stress, or their interaction.