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Table 4 Means, Standard Deviations (M SE ) on the STQ-77 scales and effects of factorial ANOVA (factors Age and Sex) in the Control group, N = 291

From: There is more to mental illness than negative affect: comprehensive temperament profiles in depression and generalized anxiety

STQ Age < 25
N = 74
Age 25–45
N = 88
Age 46–65
N = 70
Age 66–85
N = 59
Effect of Age Males
N = 128
Females
N = 163
Effect of Sex
Scales M SE M SE M SE M SE F (3,283) η 2 M SE M SE F (1,283) η 2
ERM 15.97 .45 16.17 .41 15.88 .43 15.66 .59 0.55 .006 16.77 .34 15.30 .30 11.85*** .040
TMM 16.61 .39 16.57 .38 15.09 .39 14.67 .46 7.11*** .070 16.13 .31 15.61 .27 3.08 .011
SS 16.42 .39 14.88 .36 12.79 .37 12.38 .42 24.60*** .207 14.64 .31 13.96 .29 6.02 .021
ERS 18.11 .37 16.85 .37 16.56 .43 15.73 .41 4.93** .050 16.66 .31 17.04 .29 .119 .000
TMS 16.73 .36 16.11 .35 15.06 .42 14.20 .37 7.59*** .074 14.84 .28 16.24 .26 9.06** .031
EMP 16.47 .42 16.73 .32 16.20 .40 15.98 .41 0.67 .007 16.20 3.24 16.80 3.54 2.38 .008
ERI 16.12 .40 16.84 .31 16.40 .37 14.92 .42 4.33** .044 15.87 .26 16.40 .27 0.52 .002
PL 15.35 .32 15.76 .34 16.26 .37 15.80 .34 1.06 .011 15.64 .24 15.90 .25 0.39 .001
PRO 16.64 .36 16.87 .33 17.36 .43 15.80 .47 2.89* .030 16.09 .25 15.82 .25 3.02 .010
SLF 15.85 .31 15.86 .36 15.86 .35 16.25 .43 0.15 .002 16.12 2.75 16.01 3.33 0.80 .003
IMP 14.62 .37 14.86 .34 14.60 .44 15.39 .43 0.65 .007 15.19 .28 14.57 .27 1.72 .006
NEU 15.22 .40 15.56 .31 15.44 .35 16.73 .46 3.19* .046 15.55 .26 15.78 .27 1.37 .005
  1. Zeros at η2 values are omitted
  2. * - p < 0.05, ** - p < 0.01, *** - p < 0.001