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Table 4 Score comparison of the Chinese version of the empathy quotient (EQ) scale for male and female college students (\(\overline{X}\) ± s)

From: Psychometric properties of the Chinese version of the empathy quotient among Chinese minority college students

Subscales Total Male Female t P
(n = 1638) (n = 884) (n = 754)
Self-consciousness 10.0 ± 0.4 9.1 ± 0.4 11.0 ± 0.4 − 6.24 < 0.001
Cognitive empathy 6.3 ± 0.7 6.1 ± 0.7 6.4 ± 0.7 − 1.68 0.092
Social skills 3.3 ± 0.6 2.9 ± 0.9 3.7 ± 0.5 − 5.26 < 0.001
Emotional empathy 4.3 ± 0.9 4.0 ± 0.8 4.6 ± 0.9 − 4.66 < 0.001
Total 23.9 ± 0.6 22.2 ± 0.4 25.7 ± 0.5 − 6.89 < 0.001