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Table 4 Gender differences

From: The development of compassionate engagement and action scales for self and others

Scale Country Male Female t p- value
M SD M SD
Comp for others UK 60.93 19.75 72.51 15.67 4.467 < .001
USA 60.93 19.20 70.34 16.95 4.286 < .001
Portugal 71.37 13.40 75.34 12.41 3.528 < .001
Comp from others UK 53.90 16.90 55.70 15.47 n.s
USA 53.63 19.18 54.91 17.82 n.s
Portugal 63.18 15.55 62.80 15.07 n.s
Compassion For Self scale UK 58.18 16.15 58.19 15.05 n.s
USA 58.07 15.01 59.13 15.42 n.s
Portugal 64.59 12.75 64.62 12.63 n.s
  1. CEAS Compassionate Engagement and Action Scales: Compassion for Others; Compassion from; Compassion For Self scale; n.s = p > .05