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Table 4 Descriptive statistics for the clustered variables (z-standardized values)

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

  Competent group Risk group Average group
n (%) n (%) n (%)
Total sample 164 (45.05%) 60 (16.48%) 140 (38.46%)
Girls 107 (59.12%) 14 (7.73%) 60 (33.15%)
Boys 57 (31.15%) 46 (25.14%) 80 (43.72%)
  M (SD) M (SD) M (SD)
Callousness
Total sample − .56 (.03) 1.63 (.09) -.12 (.05)
Girls − 57 (.03) 1.78 (.26) -.18 (.09)
Boys − .55 (.05) 1.59 (.10) -.08 (.07)
Uncaring    
Total sample − .79 (.05) 1.45 (.08) .28 (.05)
Girls − .78 (.06) 1.43 (.15) .23 (.08)
Boys − .80 (.08) 1.46 (.10) .29 (.06)
Emotion knowledge/empathy
Total sample .85 (.04) -1.38 (.08) -.22 (.04)
Girls .95 (.04) -1.21 (.18) -.15 (.05)
Boys .66 (.06) -1.43 (.09) -.26 (.06)
Social competence
Total sample .68 (.04) -1.35 (.09) -.12 (.06)
Girls .69 (.06) -1.73 (.13) -.21 (.08)
Boys .68 (.08) -1.23 (.10) -.05 (.08)
  1. M  mean, SD  standard deviation; N = 371