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Table 4 Correlations between pre-admissions measures and the HEXACO personality inventory, descriptive statistics and Cronbach’s alpha reliabilities; coefficients within brackets are corrected for attenuation

From: Evaluating the validity of an integrity-based situational judgement test for medical school admissions

  Measure 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
1 Academic Score -          
2 UKCAT Score .09 -         
3 MMI Total .11 –.03 -        
4 SJT Score –.19** –.11 .32** (.47) -       
5 Honesty - Humility –.13 –.11 .03 (.04) .36** (.53) -      
6 Emotionality .01 .04 .24** (.34) .10 (.14) –.04 (-.05) -     
7 Extraversion –.01 –.07 .30** (.41) .29** (.40) .12 (.15) -.03 (-.04) -    
8 Agreeableness –.05 –.19** -.05 (–.07) .16* (.22) .28** (.36) –.14 (–.18) .16* (.19) -   
9 Conscientiousness –.05 –.14 .18* (.25) .36** (.50) .26** (.34) .13 (.17) .36** (.44) .19** (.23) -  
10 Openness .04 .15* .10 (.14) .06 (.08) .20** (.26) .07 (.09) .08 (.10) –.06 (–.07) .02 (.03) -
  Mean 5.0 2752.4 104.8 33.6 62.0 48.8 62.1 56.3 62.9 55.8
  SD 0.4 167.6 14.1 7.4 6.8 7.0 7.7 7.9 7.3 8.3
  Range 4–6 2310–3310 63–138 15–53 42–77 30–67 42–79 33–80 39–78 35–78
  Alpha - - .71 .64 .73 .77 .83 .82 .80 .79
  1. *p < .05; **p < .01