Table 2

Percentage of judgments by males (M) and females (F) in the young (6 and 7 year olds), intermediate (8 and 9 year olds), and old (10 and 11 year olds) age groups that were exact matches between intentions to risk take and actual risk taking (that is, 0 discrepancy in scores) and minimal mismatches (that is, the discrepancy between the two scores was one unit) (95% confidence interval is given in parentheses)

GroupNoSexExact matchesMinimal mismatchesExact + minimal mismatches
Young25M72.0 (54.0 to 90.0)4.0 (−4.6 to 12.4)76.0 (58.9 to 93.1)
18F66.7 (45.1 to 88.3)16.7 (−1.0, 34.4)83.4 (65.7 to 101.1)
43M+F69.8 (55.9 to 83.7)9.4 (0.6 to 18.2)79.2 (66.9 to 91.5)
Intermediate23M82.6 (66.8 to 98.4)8.7 (−3.1 to 20.5)91.3 (79.5 to 113.1)
19F94.7 (84.4 to 105.0)5.3 (−5.0 to 15.6)100.0
42M+F88.1 (78.2 to 98.0)7.1 (−0.8 to 15.0)95.2 (88.7 to 101.7)
Old24M79.2 (62.6 to 95.8)12.5 (1.0 to 26.0)91.7 (80.4 to 113.0)
22F77.3 (59.4 to 95.2)13.6 (1.1 to 38.3)90.9 (78.6 to 103.2)
46M+F78.3 (66.2 to 90.4)13.0 (3.2 to 22.8)91.3 (83.1 to 99.5)
Overall72M77.8 (68.1 to 87.5)8.4 (2.0 to 14.8)86.2 (78.2 to 94.2)
59F79.7 (69.3 to 90.1)11.9 (3.6 to 20.2)91.6 (84.4 to 98.8)
131M+F78.6 (71.5 to 85.7)9.9 (4.7 to 15.1)88.5 (83.0 to 94.0)