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Table 7 Multivariate Regression Analyses Predicting Psychopathic Personality Inventory-Revised Scales and Factors from the Five Factor Model: US & Egyptian Sample

From: Self-reported psychopathy in the Middle East: a cross-national comparison across Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and the United States

Total ME RN BE CN SOI F STI SCI FD C  
β β β β β β β β β β β  
US Sample: N = 786
Step 1: Gender -.26* -.16* -.13* -.07 -.10* .06 -.27* -.28* -.15* -.22* -.27*
Step 2: FFM Traits
 ΔR 2 .46a .40a .25a .38a .46a .37a .16a .46a .53a .43a .35a
 Neuroticism -.24* .05 -.02 .38* .01 -.27* -.22* -.73* .12* -.52* -.36*
 Extraversion .24* .19* .13* .07 .06 .51* .26* -.04 .14* .36* -.14*
 Agreeableness -.58* -.62* -.36* -.39* -.22* -.25* -.23* -.02 -.51* -.24* -.52*
 Conscientiousness -.37* -.16* -.32* -.09* -.60* -.00 -.24* -.10* -.39* -.16* -.12*
 Egyptian Sample: N = 288
Step 1: Gender -.18** -.04 .01 .01 -.21** .05 -.10 -.13* -.07 -.10 -.35**
Step 2: FFM Traits
 ΔR 2 .30** .22** .24** .24** .30** .12** .06** .15** .32** .18** .18**
 Neuroticism -.14* .08 -.11 .15* .04 -.28** -.12 -.41** .05 -.41** -.04
 Extraversion -.10 .04 -.09 -.14* -.15* .12 .21** -.12 -.10 .13 -.30**
 Agreeableness -.53* -.53* -.49 -.40* -.00 -.06 -.15* -.08 -.50** -.16* -.25**
 Conscientiousness .01 .24* .02 .14* -.45** .03 -.16* .07 .01 -.04 .08
  1. Note. FFM = Five Factor Model. ME = Machiavellian Egocentricity. RN = Rebellious Nonconformity. BE = Blame Externalization. CN = Carefree Nonplanfulness. SOI = Social Influence. F = Fearlessness. STI = Stress Immunity. SCI = Self-Centered Impulsivity. FD = Fearless Dominance. C = Coldheartedness.
  2. ** p < .01. *p < .05 Main effects > .30 indicated in boldface. aF-change test significant at p < .05