Table 3

Correlations between intentions to risk take and actual risk taking scores for 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 (95% confidence interval is given in parentheses)

GroupNoSexExact matches* onlyExact + minimal mismatches†
*Exact matches designates a 0 discrepancy between intentions and risk taking scores.
†Minimal mismatches designates a discrepancy of one unit of measurement.
Young25M0.73 (0.47 to 0.87)0.73 (0.47 to 0.87)
18F0.72 (0.38 to 0.89)0.74 (0.42 to 0.90)
43M+F0.73 (0.55 to 0.85)0.73 (0.55 to 0.85)
Intermediate23M0.91 (0.80 to 0.96)0.93 (0.80 to 0.96)
19F0.99 (0.97 to 1.00)1.00
42M+F0.95 (0.91 to 0.97)0.96 (0.93 to 0.98)
Old24M0.79 (0.57 to 0.90)0.83 (0.64 to 0.92)
22F0.74 (0.46 to 0.89)0.78 (0.53 to 0.90)
46M+F0.78 (0.63 to 0.87)0.82 (0.70 to 0.90)
Overall72M0.82 (0.73 to 0.88)0.86 (0.78 to 0.91)
59F0.84 (0.74 to 0.90)0.84 (0.74 to 0.90)
131M+F0.83 (0.77 to 0.88)0.85 (0.79 to 0.89)