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Research Article

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

Table 6

Comparison of means (standard deviation) for different variables for the four groups of children.

Low competitive Assertive/
other-referenced
Assertive/
task-oriented
High competitive Oneway ANOVA 
(3, 765)A

Social competence 3.82a (.80)3.64a (.66)4.49b (.63)4.26b (.64)70.543
Anxiety/withdrawal2.56b (.97)2.27a (.62)1.86ac (.52)2.03a (.58)44.623
Aggressiveness/
irritability
1.92b (.61)3.05a (.91)2.18c (.59)3.21a (.95)120.203
Dominance rating0.31b (.29)0.60a (.32)0.58a (.30)0.75c (.30)39.273

A (3, 535) for dominance rating.
3.
a,b,c,dDifferent letters mean significant differences in two by two comparisons (Scheffé: ).