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Research Article

A New Tool to Explore Children’s Social Competencies: The Preschool Competition Questionnaire

Table 5

Comparison of means (standard deviation) for dimensions of competition for the four groups of children.

Group 4Group 3Group 2Group 1 Oneway ANOVA 
(3, 770)
()()()()
low competitive assertive/
other-referenced
assertive/
task-oriented
high competitive

Other-referenced1.90b (0.54)3.04a (0.86) 2.43c (0.50)3.87d (0.55)246.063
Task-oriented3.20b (0.63)3.02a (0.45) 4.19c (0.48)4.20c (0.39)286.573
Maintenance of dominance hierarchy2.99b (0.71)4.72a (0.85) 4.53a (0.74)5.07c (0.82)258.743

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a,b,c,dDifferent letters mean significant differences in two by two comparisons (Scheffé: ).