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Table 4 Correlation between psychological maltreatment, self-esteem and psychological distress

From: Psychological maltreatment and its relationship with self-esteem and psychological stress among adolescents in Tanzania: a community based, cross-sectional study

Variables M ± SD Self-esteem Psychological distress Psychological maltreatment
Self-esteem 27.6 ± 4.2 1.00   
Psychological distress 24.6 ± 4.5 .164** 1.00  
Psychological maltreatment 10.4 ± 2.3 .515** −.086** 1.00
  1. **. Correlation is significant at the 0.01 level (2-tailed)
  2. **p < .001. M: Mean, SD = Std Deviation, N = 1000 (Number of participants)