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Table 3 Descriptive statistics and intercorrelations among the cluster variables and aggressive behavior

From: Conceptualizing callous-unemotional traits in preschoolers: Associations with social-emotional competencies and aggressive behavior

   Range
  Variable 1 2 3 4 5 M SD Minimum Maximum
1 Callousnessa 1      2.32 2.85 0 12
2 Uncaringa .674*** 1     6.02 3.25 0 15
3 Emotion knowledge/empathyb −.655*** − .752*** 1    14.37 4.25 1 21
4 Social competenceb −.549*** − .584*** .626*** 1   14.51 2.75 6 18
5 Aggressive behaviorb .696*** .695*** − .582*** − .446*** 1 7.38 7.04 0 27
  1. M  mean, SD standard deviation
  2. aICU as according to Hawes et al. [6], bscales from the Behavior Rating Scales for Preschoolers [33],
  3. *p < .05; **p < .01; ***p < .001