Women, Men, and Civility

 

Male Mean

Female Mean

T-value

P-value

Civility: Composite Ideal Score

4.23

4.37

3.094

.002

Civility: Composite Personal Score

3.68

3.90

5.149

.000

Civility: Composite Reality Score

3.08

2.99

1.874

.062

 

Individual Behaviors

% men who do this frequently

% women who do this frequently

Male mean

Female mean

t-value

p-value

I use insulting language (survey 1).

21.9

1.5

1.74

1.24

5.996

.000

I use insulting language (survey 2).

11.7

0.0

2.16

1.43

6.560

.000

I use polite language (survey 1).

76.0

90.0

4.03

4.44

4.904

.000

I use polite language (survey 2).

63.2

90.5

3.71

4.34

5.792

.000

I raise my voice (survey 1).

30.7

14.0

2.60

2.05

4.115

.000

I interrupt others (survey 1).

13.9

9.0

2.31

1.93

3.397

.001

I interrupt others (survey 2).

5.2

3.7

2.52

2.20

2.754

.006

I listen attentively (survey 1).

89.0

96.0

4.40

4.62

3.115

.002

I listen attentively (survey 2).

73.4

94.9

3.95

4.38

4.216

.000

I encourage newcomers to speak up (survey 1).

39.4

57.0

3.20

3.56

2.004

.003

I am open to changing my mind (survey 2).

5.2

3.7

2.52

2.20

2.754

.006