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Table 3 Means and standard deviations and correlations among the six factors

From: Psychometric properties of the Arabic version of the Basic Psychological Needs Satisfaction-Frustration Scale (BPNSFS)

Factor M SD 1 2 3 4 5 6
1-Autonomy satisfaction (AS) 3.70 0.77 0.63 0.47** 0.47** − 0.06* − 0.13** − 0.004
2-Relatedness satisfaction (RS) 4.16 0.80   0.71 0.57** − 0.13** − 0.37** − 0.15**
3-Competence satisfaction (CS) 3.98 0.80    0.74 − 0.16** − 0.23** − 0.07*
4-Autonomy frustration (AF) 2.78 0.87     0.65 0.47** 0.44**
5-Relatedness frustration (RF) 2.25 0.88      0.66 0.50**
6-Competence frustration (CF) 2.74 0.68       0.65
  1. *Correlation is significant at the p < 0.05 levels
  2. **Correlation is significant at the p < 0.01 levels. The diagonal bold values are the Cronbach’s alpha coefficient