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Table 2 Correlation between MSCEIT scores and the overall academic performance, n = 162

From: Emotional intelligence and academic performance in first and final year medical students: a cross-sectional study

  Continuous assessment Final exam
r p* r p*
Total EI score 0.24 0.003 0.21 0.01
Two Area scores     
1. Experiential EI score 0.23 0.003 0.21 0.01
2. Strategic EI score 0.18 0.02 0.14 0.07
Four Branch scores     
1. Perceiving Emotions score 0.22 0.01 0.22 0.01
2. Facilitating Thinking score 0.17 0.03 0.11 0.18
3. Understanding Emotion score 0.24 0.002 0.18 0.02
4. Emotional Management score 0.02 0.81 0.04 0.61
Eight Task scores     
1. Face Task score 0.20 0.01 0.25 0.002
2. Pictures Task score 0.12 0.14 0.04 0.59
3. Sensations Task score 0.09 0.28 0.04 0.61
4. Facilitation Task score 0.25 0.002 0.17 0.03
5. Blends Task score 0.24 0.002 0.21 0.01
6. Changes Task score 0.18 0.03 0.10 0.23
7. Emotion Management Task score 0.07 0.40 0.09 0.27
8. Emotional Relations Task score −0.02 0.82 −0.02 0.84
  1. *Pearson’s correlation.