Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Intermediate correlation

Characteristics M±SD Empathic ability Job preference DISC
behavioral patterns


Cognitive-empathic Emotional-empathic Honor Vocation & interest Stability & development Working environment
Empathic ability Cognitive-empathic 3.54±0.51 1 - - - - - -
Emotional-empathic 3.42±0.49 .618** (0.00) 1 - - - - -
Job preference Honor 3.02±0.66 .12 (0.06) .137* (0.03) 1 - - - -
Vocation & interest 3.43±0.66 .204** (0.00) .10 (0.13) −.10 (0.10) 1 - - -
Stability & development 3.69±0.59 .193** (0.00) .176** (0.01) .306** (0.00) .134* (0.04) 1 - -
Working environment 3.51±0.52 .218** (0.00) .11 (0.08) .257** (0.00) .219** (0.00) .395** (0.00) 1 -
DISC behavioral patterns - .01 (0.83) −.02 (0.70) `−.149* (0.02) −.12 (0.06) −.05 (0.40) −.192** (0.00) 1

*The correlation is significant at the 0.051 level (bilateral).

**The correlation is significant at the 0.01 level (bilateral).

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