LDP Technical Brief 165018: LDP Norms by Geographic Region

Geographic Comparison of LDP Factors and Dimensions

Average scores were collected for the LDP’s factors and dimensions, and reported by the three major geographic regions within which the LDP is distributed. These regions are: ASIA-PAC, including Australia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore; EU, including Ireland and the United Kingdom; and, the United States.

Table 1: Average Scores and Standard Deviations by Geographic Region

Constructs (Factors and Dimensions) Average (All) ASIA-PAC EU US
Achievement Drive Factor (Composite) 54.12
24.21
46.83
23.64
54.95
23.19
60.65
22.91
Primary Achieving Dimensions (Facets)
    Intensity 55.57
34.75
45.70
33.50
52.91
34.35
64.74
33.39
    Assertiveness 48.73
31.75
40.50
30.61
54.52
30.55
55.68
31.09
    Risk Tolerance 58.07
28.20
54.30
29.32
57.43
27.64
61.52
26.73
Secondary Achieving Dimensions
    Adaptability 59.21
32.22
56.80
32.81
62.96
31.52
61.09
31.58
    Decision-making 50.13
25.42
51.13
25.70
56.44
25.68
48.70
25.02
Relational Drive Factor (Composite) 61.24
21.48
62.32
21.84
57.78
22.24
60.55
21.02
Primary Relating Dimensions (Facets)
    Affiliation 68.18
25.35
70.19
24.73
66.36
25.75
66.51
25.73
    Consideration 54.89
32.50
53.10
32.65
47.46
31.62
57.12
32.24
    Openness 60.66
28.83
63.65
29.21
59.51
28.99
58.02
28.20
Secondary Relating Dimensions
    Status Motivation 50.91
27.81
53.98
28.80
49.74
27.78
48.12
26.59
    Self-protection 46.32
28.16
58.68
27.31
56.32
26.93
51.07
28.20
Sample Size (n)

8,131

736

8,984