Table 3. Descriptive statistics and correlations among study variables for Grade 5 students.
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. M(boys) SD(boys) M(girls) SD(girls)
1. Autonomy .40*** .45*** -.19* -.14 .19 .26*** .41*** .52*** 3.22 0.84 3.14 0.86
2. Competence .47*** .51*** -.28*** -.15 .09 .32*** .39*** .38*** 3.78 0.76 3.52 0.89
3. Relatedness .44*** .38*** -.34*** -.23** -.09 .27** .44*** .47*** 4.00 0.69 3.90 0.75
4. Amotivation -.28*** -.12 -.17 .59*** .19* -.02 -.32*** -.35*** 1.41 0.61 1.53 0.63
5. External regulation -.28** -.23** -.32*** .40*** .45*** .16 -.39*** -.32*** 1.97 1.00 2.09 1.00
6. Introjected regulation -.03 -.05 .07 .36*** .46*** .43*** -.06 -.02 2.58 0.93 2.77 1.01
7. Identified regulation .26** .28** .21* -.07 .15* .19* .17 .26** 3.92 0.80 3.67 0.88
8. Intrinsic regulation .46*** .28*** .28*** -.30*** -.26** -.02 .35*** .70*** 4.25 0.71 4.05 0.72
9. Enjoyment .55*** .31*** .43*** -.38*** -.39*** -.19* .31*** .69*** 4.42 0.72 4.17 0.83
M=mean, SD= standard deviation. Lower side = Grade 5 boys (n=130), Upper side = Grade 5 girls (n=130).
*** p < *.001***
** p < 0.01**
* p < 0.05