LDP Technical Brief 165020: LDP Norms by Age

Age Comparison of LDP Factors and Dimensions 

Average scores were collected for the LDP’s factors and dimensions, and reported by participants’ age.  Participants voluntarily indicated their age prior to completing the LDP.

Table 1: Average Scores by Age (n=264)

Constructs (Factors and Dimensions) Average (All) 20-29
years
30-39
years
40-49
years
50-59
y
ears
60-69
years
Achievement Drive Factor (Composite) 54.12
24.21
69.22
18.85
60.31
22.24
62.00
25.82
54.74
25.60
48.88
26.36
Primary Achieving Dimensions (Facets)
    Intensity 55.57
34.75
78.34
28.16
64.44
34.72
62.35
32.10
57.43
35.48
53.40
35.08
    Assertiveness 48.73
31.75
60.82
26.38
52.75
28.13
57.71
32.23
50.07
30.59
42.51
30.96
    Risk Tolerance 58.07
28.20
68.49
19.05
63.75
25.95
65.94
29.01
56.72
30.74
50.71
32.50
Secondary Achieving Dimensions
    Adaptability 59.21
32.22
62.30
28.94
60.03
32.30
72.32
36.63
56.81
35.62
49.23
28.89
    Decision-making 50.13
25.42
44.76
23.71
45.59
22.34
50.48
25.25
43.50
26.8
43.97
25.26
Relational Drive Factor (Composite) 61.24
21.48
59.65
17.85
58.89
21.70
55.67
17.48
57.42
19.67
52.31
23.28
Primary Relating Dimensions (Facets)
    Affiliation 68.18
25.35
68.30
23.55
63.24
24.45
54.87
24.95
63.74
27.93
58.29
25.92
    Consideration 54.89
32.50
62.10
30.56
62.90
30.32
62.23
27.99
59.78
29.77
55.03
32.26
    Openness 60.66
28.83
48.55
21.70
50.52
26.20
49.90
29.68
48.75
26.49
43.63
28.27
Secondary Relating Dimensions
    Status Motivation 50.91
27.81
39.37
20.95
47.71
24.24
56.61
21.00
50.61
29.68
59.94
22.78
    Self-protection 46.32
28.16
54.07
26.10
52.21
27.82
35.97
28.86
50.10
29.34
42.23
25.90
Sample Size (n)

67

63

31 68 35