Socio-structural characteristics of coping strategies of the Vologda region population

The aim of the work is to study strategies for overcoming stress by the population of the region. The data of the sociological survey of the Vologda Oblast population (sample size of 1500 respondents; questionnaire method, apartment-by-apartment survey) act as an information base. A rating of coping strategies of the Vologda Oblast population has been compiled. Differences in the use of coping strategies by various socio-demographic groups were revealed, while they are most pronounced in income groups. With the help of cluster analysis, the typology of the population was carried out according to the criterion “applied coping strategies”, three clusters were identified. Data on the occupancy of clusters by representatives of various socio-demographic groups are presented. The differences between the clusters in the perception of the stressful nature of life, the actual psychological state of the members are revealed. The article was prepared in accordance with the state task for the Federal State Budgetary Educational Institution of the Russian Academy of Sciences on the topic of research No. FMGZ-2022-0013 “Social reality: national development and regional trends”.

For citation: Smoleva E.О. Socio-structural characteristics of coping strategies of the Vologda region population. St. Petersburg Sociology Today. 2022. N. 17. P. 5-25. DOI:10.25990/socinstras.pss-17.rxrw-fw97

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