LDP Technical Brief 165019: LDP Norms by Ethnicity

Ethnicity Comparison of LDP Factors and Dimensions 

Average scores were collected for the LDP’s factors and dimensions, and reported by ethnicity based on the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission classification system.  Participants voluntarily indicated their ethnicity prior to completing the LDP.

Table 1: Average Scores and Standard Deviations by Ethnicity (n=264)

Constructs (Factors and Dimensions) Average (All) Asian/ Pacific Islander African-American Hispanic Caucasian
Achievement Drive Factor (Composite) 54.12
24.21
43.92
21.02
62.26
20.58
54.70
25.00
58.04
25.87
Primary Achieving Dimensions (Facets)
    Intensity 55.57
34.75
62.25
29.10
69.03
30.79
55.52
34.38
61.61
35.42
    Assertiveness 48.73
31.75
32.50
38.61
54.61
26.98
50.22
33.23
52.40
30.20
    Risk Tolerance 58.07
28.20
37.00
28.15
63.13
24.06
58.35
25.81
60.12
29.49
Secondary Achieving Dimensions
    Adaptability 59.21
32.22
45.50
40.73
59.09
32.91
55.52
29.54
57.95
33.80
    Decision-making 50.13
25.42
48.75
26.27
43.92
24.74
46.78
25.71
45.26
23.80
Relational Drive Factor (Composite) 61.24
21.48
58.25
14.14
58.24
16.17
54.36
17.94
56.98
21.81
Primary Relating Dimensions (Facets)
    Affiliation 68.18
25.35
81.50
24.91
66.39
24.49
66.48
21.08
60.95
26.56
    Consideration 54.89
32.50
51.00
25.13
60.47
28.44
54.57
30.62
59.82
31.07
    Openness 60.66
28.83
42.25
17.46
47.86
22.11
42.04
21.55
50.18
27.74
Secondary Relating Dimensions
    Status Motivation 50.91
27.81
41.25
30.17
44.50
22.93
47.35
26.79
50.86
25.09
    Self-protection 44.32
28.16
55.25
28.70
52.22
25,89
51.96
30.27
50.02
28.31
Sample Size (n)

4

64

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