LDP Technical Brief 165018: LDP Norms by Gender

Gender Comparison of LDP Factors and Dimensions

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

Table 1: Average Scores and Standard Deviations by Gender (n=278)

Constructs (Factors and Dimensions) Average (All) Female Male
Achievement Drive Factor (Composite) 54.12
24.21
58.92
23.72
58.73
25.88
Primary Achieving Dimensions (Facets)
    Intensity 55.57
34.75
63.01
33.72
63.17
35.50
    Assertiveness 48.73
31.75
51.70
29.80
54.69
29.90
    Risk Tolerance 58.07
28.20
62.04
26.86
58.33
28.86
Secondary Achieving Dimensions
    Adaptability 59.21
32.22
60.12
32.69
55.62
34.31
    Decision-making 50.13
25.42
46.92
24.21
39.72
23.58
Relational Drive Factor (Composite) 61.24
21.48
58.10
19.36
54.18
20.94
Primary Relating Dimensions (Facets)
    Affiliation 68.18
25.35
63.41
24.83
61.46
27.35
    Consideration 54.89
32.50
62.06
29.78
53.37
31.76
    Openness 60.66
28.83
48.82
24.67
47.71
27.84
Secondary Relating Dimensions
    Status Motivation 50.91
27.81
50.97
24.77
45.08
25.85
    Self-protection 46.32
28.16
62.73
27.44
47.03
29.19
Sample Size (n)

200

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