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Table 2 Correlations, means and standard deviations among the study variables

From: Life changes and depressive symptoms: the effects of valence and amount of change

Variable M SD 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
1. Gender (0 = girls, 1 = boys) .49 .50          
2. T3 Age (years) 16.29 0.72 .01         
3. T2 depr. symptomsa 3.57 3.38 -.17** -.02        
4. Amount of changeb 2.12 1.65 -.08** -.04 .11**       
5. Valencec 1.08 1.29 .01 -.07** -.02 .53**      
6. T2 C-a symptoms 1.40 1.91 -.17** -.01 .78** .10** -.03     
7. T2 N-s symptoms 2.02 1.94 -.14** -.03 .88** .10** -.02 .46**    
8. T3 C-a symptoms 1.30 1.90 -.21** -.00 .39** .15** -.10** .42** .29**   
9. T3 N-s symptoms 2.32 2.06 -.18** .04 .45** .16** -.03 .32** .46** .45**  
10. T3: depr. symptomsa 3.81 3.50 -.21** .04 .50** .18** -.06* .42** .45** .75** .89**
  1. Note. M = mean, SD = standard deviation, depr = depressive, C-a = Cognitive-affective symptoms, N-s = Neurovegetative-somatic symptoms.
  2. aSum score of total depressive symptoms. bAmount of change: sum score of negative and positive life changes. cDifference between number of positive life changes and number of negative life changes.
  3. *p < .05. **p < .01.