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Table 1 Descriptive statistics for aggression and empathy subscales

From: Distinct profiles of reactive and proactive aggression in adolescents: associations with cognitive and affective empathy

  Institutionalized sample (n = 168) Community sample (n = 73) Total sample (n = 241) Range
M (SD) M (SD) M (SD) Min Max
Aggression (RPQ)         
Reactive aggression 11.79 (5.20) 7.60 (3.82) 10.52 (5.19) 0 24
Proactive aggression 5.92 (5.10) 2.04 (2.05) 4.75 (4.75) 0 21
Total aggression 17.71 (9.35) 9.64 (5.07) 15.27 (9.07) 0 44
Empathy (BES)         
Cognitive empathy 36.05 (5.01) 37.62 (3.46) 36.53 (4.64) 11 54
Affective empathy 33.95 (6.68) 37.49 (3.39) 35.02 (7.23) 19 45
Total empathy 70.00 (9.66) 75.11 (10.20) 71.55 (10.09) 40 99
  1. BES Basic Empathy Scale, RPQ Reactive-Proactive Aggression Questionnaire