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Table 4 Correlations of KUSIV3 with relevant variables

From: An English-language adaptation of the Interpersonal Trust Short Scale (KUSIV3)

  UK DE
r CI95% r CI95%
Big Five
 Extraversion .16*** [.07, .25] .06 [− .03, .15]
 Agreeableness .37*** [.29, .45] .36*** [.28, .44]
 Conscientiousness .03 [− .06, .12] .06 [− .03, .15]
 Emotional Stability .32*** [.40, .24] .30*** [.38, .22]
 Openness .08 [− .01, .17] .04 [− .05, .13]
General self-efficacy .10* [.01, .19] .17*** [.08, .26]
Locus of control
 Internal .16*** [.08, .25] .16*** [.07, .24]
 External − .06 [− .15, .04] − .22*** [− .30, − .13]
Optimism–pessimism .42*** [.35, .49] .43*** [.35, .50]
Political efficacy
 Internal .17*** [.08, .25] .10* [.01, .19]
 External .16*** [.08, .25] .28*** [.20, .37]
Left–right self-placement − .10 [− .21, .01] − .25*** [− .34, − .15]
Social desirability
 Exaggerating positive qualities .24*** [.16, .33] .17*** [.08, .25]
 Minimizing negative qualities .02 [− .07, .11] − .13** [− .21, − .04]
Life satisfaction .41*** [.33, .48] .35*** [.27, .43]
Health .24*** [− .32, − .15] .18*** [− .27, − .09]
Sociodemographic characteristics
 Employment status − .03 [− .12, .06] − .06 [− .15, .03]
 Income .15** [.06, .24] .20*** [.11, .29]
 Educational level .11* [.01, .19] .09 [.00, .17]
 Age .17*** [.08, .25] .13** [.04, .22]
 Gender − .12** [− .12, − .03] .01 [− .08, .10]
  1. Note. UK = United Kingdom (N = 468; NLeft–right self-placement = 325; NEmployment status = 450; NIncome = 431), DE = Germany (N = 474; NLeft–right self-placement = 394; NEmployment status = 462; NIncome = 449), CI = confidence interval. Optimism–pessimism: very pessimistic (1) – very optimistic (7). Health: very bad (1) – very good (5). Gender: 1 = male, 2 = female. *p < .05, **p < .01, ***p < .001. Coefficients significant on the < .001 level are set in boldface