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Table 4 Pearson Correlation of TEIQue-SF and JSPE with the NEO-FFI

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

TEIQue-SF N E O A C
All (n = 357) −0.58** 0.52** 0.24** 0.36** 0.42**
Male (n = 265) −0.61** 0.58** 0.29** 0.39** 0.46**
Female (n = 92) - 0.59** 0.46** 0.18 0.44** 0.40**
Empathy N E O A C
All (n = 357) −0.09 0.25** 0.16* 0.26** 0.06
Male (n = 265) - 0.17** 0.32** 0.21* 0.33** 0.09
Female (n = 92) 0.14 0.02 0.02 0.14 −0.06
  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
  2. **p < 0.01 *p < 0.05