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Table 1 Descriptives and correlations between SPF-IRI scales in the full sample and in subsamples. Correlations of scale sum scores above diagonal, correlations of latent variables from ESEM below diagonal

From: Factorial validity and measurement invariance across gender groups of the German version of the Interpersonal Reactivity Index

All participants:Total: N = 2875  Women: n = 2351  Men: n = 524      
 M (SD)αωM (SD)αωM (SD)αωFSPDPTEC
Fantasy (FS)13.79 (2.74).71.8213.94 (2.73).71.8213.11 (2.69).66.79-.19.28.41
Personal distress (PD)10.92 (2.93).76.8011.16 (2.91).75.809.80 (2.73).73.79.11-−.14.23
Perspective taking (PT)14.78 (2.54).76.8514.76 (2.55).77.8514.83 (2.50).74.82.25−.18-.28
Empathic concern (EC)14.95 (2.28).64.7315.15 (2.24).63.7314.07 (2.28).60.69.49.28.28-
Subsample 1:Total: N = 1033  Women: n = 777  Men: n = 256      
 M (SD)  M (SD)  M (SD)  FSPDPTEC
Fantasy (FS)13.74 (2.59).71.8213.94 (2.52).69.8213.12 (2.73).70.75-.16.24.45
Personal distress (PD)9.86 (2.68).77.7710.09 (2.64).76.779.17 (2.70).80.71.11-−.18.16
Perspective taking (PT)15.29 (2.22).73.8515.31 (2.21).73.8515.23 (2.27).72.80.22−.25-.25
Empathic concern (EC)14.66 (2.14).62.7414.84 (2.10).62.7314.13 (2.18).60.68.53.23.28-
Subsample 2:Total: N = 1842  Women: n = 1574  Men: n = 268      
 M (SD)  M (SD)  M (SD)  FSPDPTEC
Fantasy (FS)13.82 (2.82).70.8213.94 (2.83).72.8113.10 (2.66).63.78-.21.31.39
Personal distress (PD)11.51 (2.89).72.8211.70 (2.90).73.8010.41 (2.62).64.81.16-−.07.24
Perspective taking (PT)14.49 (2.66).77.8314.49 (2.66).77.8314.45 (2.65).74.80.26−.10-.31
Empathic concern (EC)15.11 (2.34).65.7215.30 (2.29).64.7114.01 (2.37).61.68.44.26.30-
  1. Note: α = Cronbach’s alpha, ω = McDonald’s ordinal omega