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Table 2 Bivariate correlations among the observed variables

From: The role of empathy and psychological need satisfaction in pharmacy students’ burnout and well-being

Variable 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
1. Perspective taking           
2. Compassionate care 0.57***          
3. Autonomy 0.26*** 0.15**         
4. Competence 0.18*** 0.13** 0.62***        
5. Relatedness 0.17*** 0.07 0.37*** 0.41***       
6. Behavioral exhaustion −0.07 −0.05 −0.40*** −0.39*** −0.18***      
7. Cynicism −0.12** −0.18*** −0.45*** − 0.39*** − 0.23*** 0.49***     
8. Positive affect 0.17*** 0.17*** 0.28*** 0.32*** 0.36*** −0.19*** − 0.10*    
9. Negative affect −0.14** −0.16** − 0.29*** −0.32*** − 0.32*** 0.28*** 0.18*** −0.53***   
10. Self-esteem 0.19*** 0.28*** 0.37*** 0.45*** 0.36*** −0.24*** −0.18*** 0.46*** −0.54***  
11. Life satisfaction 0.21*** 0.17*** 0.40*** 0.32*** 0.28*** −0.17*** −0.17*** 0.49*** −0.47*** 0.58***
  1. Note. N = 447; Variables 1–2 are indicators for empathy; variables 3–5 are indicators for psychological needs; variables 6–7 are indicators for burnout; variables 8–11 are indicators for psychological well-being
  2. * p < .05. ** p < .01. *** p < .001