Women, Men, and Competitiveness

 

Male Mean

Female Mean

T-value

P-value

Competitiveness:  Composite Personal Score

3.62

3.24

4.875

.000

Competitiveness:  Composite Ideal Score

3.01

2.78

4.327

.000

Competitiveness: Composite Real Score

3.65

3.54

1.834

.068

 

Individual Behaviors

% men who do this frequently

% women who do this frequently

Male mean

Female mean

t-value

p-value

I try to win.

63.5

35.0

3.68

2.95

5.120

.000

I focus on the weakest aspects of other people’s arguments.

40.9

30.0

3.24

2.84

3.268

.001

I question the expertise of those with whom I disagree.

53.3

41.5

3.50

3.18

2.681

.008