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Table 2 Bivariate analysis for the main study variables (n = 241)

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

   1 2 3 4 5 6 7
1. BES affective empathy       
2. BES cognitive empathy .42**      
3. BES total empathy .91** .76**     
4. RPQ reactive aggression −.11 −.14 −.14    
5. RPQ proactive aggression −.31** −.29** −.35** .67**   
6. RPQ total aggression −.22* −.23** −.26** .92** .90**  
7 Age −.16 −.13 −.18* .34** .35** .38**  
8 Gendera .28** .13 .26** −.07 −.19* −.14 −.09
  1. Pearson coefficients (2-tailed) are given
  2. BES Basic Empathy Scale, RPQ Reactive-Proactive Aggression Questionnaire
  3. * p < .01, ** p < .001
  4. aNegative coefficients indicate higher scores for boys