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Table 3 Means, standard deviations, and intercorrelations for the study variables

From: Adult attachment style and cortisol responses in women in late pregnancy

Variables Attachment –Anxiety Attachment –Avoidance Cortisol S1 Diurnal cortisol AUCi
Attachment – Anxiety -     
Attachment – Avoidance .83*** -    
Cortisol S1 .10 .08 -   
Diurnal cortisol (S1 – S4) -.41*** -.46*** .21 -  
AUCi -.03 -.09 -.07 -.43*** -
Age .29* .15 -.16 -.05 -.07
Gestational age -.01 .04 .06 -.09 .09
BMI pre-pregnancy -.07 -.06 -.13 -.04 -.04
Parity -.05 .08 .08 -.01 -.03
Mean 2.68 2.86 12.78 2.27 124.51
SD 0.86 0.63 5.642 4.15 125.48
Observed range (min – max) 1 – 4.17 1.58 – 3.92 2.84 – 33.95 −9.53 – 10. −134.74 – 565.71
  1. BMI, Body Mass Index; AUCi, Area under the curve regarding the increase for cortisol awakening response (CAR); Parity: 0 = Nulliparous; 1 = Parous
  2. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001