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Table 3 Descriptive analysis of mean, variance, skewness and kurtosis on TEIQue-SF, JSPE, age and the NEO-FFI

From: Associations between emotional intelligence, empathy and personality in Japanese medical students

n = 357 Mean SD Variance Skewness Kurtosis
TEIQue-SF 132.81 20.83 433.79 −0.21 0.17
JSPE 83.89 8.95 80.15 −0.99 3.34
Age 20.42 4.89 23.91 2.77 8.20
N 25.77 7.97 63.54 0.04 −0.25
E 27.35 7.32 53.64 −0.22 −0.19
O 31.22 5.87 34.51 −0.17 0.43
A 32.03 5.41 29.31 −0.06 − 0.10
C 29.27 6.65 44.21 −0.32 −0.18
  1. TEIQue-SF Trait Emotional Intelligence Questionnaire-Short Form, JSPE Jefferson Scale of Physician Empathy-student version, N Neuroticism, E Extraversion, O Openness to experience, A Agreeableness, C Conscientiousness