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Table 3 Estimated Pearson correlations, means, and SD for time-varying predictors (at T4)

From: Understanding why apprentices consider dropping out: longitudinal prediction of apprentices’ workplace interest and anxiety

Variables Predictors of within-apprentice variance (T4)
Employer training Job security Fair wages Expert career Excessive work
Anxiety—T1 − 0.12** − 0.08** − 0.08** − 0.07** 0.14**
Anxiety—T2 − 0.14** − 0.08** − 0.09** − 0.07** 0.17**
Anxiety—T3 − 0.15** − 0.10** − 0.10** − 0.07** 0.19**
Anxiety—T4 − 0.22** − 0.16** − 0.09** − 0.10** 0.30**
Anxiety—T5 − 0.14** − 0.09** − 0.06** − 0.06** 0.15**
Anxiety—T6 − 0.13** − 0.08** − 0.06** − 0.04* 0.14**
Interest—T1 0.23** 0.15** 0.14** 0.17** − 0.10**
Interest—T2 0.24** 0.16** 0.14** 0.19** − 0.11**
Interest—T3 0.28** 0.22** 0.13** 0.18** − 0.12**
Interest—T4 0.41** 0.34** 0.15** 0.25** − 0.14**
Interest—T5 0.25** 0.19** 0.09** 0.15** − 0.10**
Interest—T6 0.23** 0.21** 0.10** 0.16** − 0.08**
Prior Education − 0.09** − 0.09** − 0.01 0.13** − 0.03
SES 0.05 0.02 0.01 0.10** − 0.11**
Lack of info − 0.10** − 0.02 − 0.08* 0.03 0.13**
Timing of choice 0.13** 0.02 0.05 0.05 − 0.11**
Role models 0.27** 0.18** 0.11** 0.18** − 0.02
Career indecision − 0.11** − 0.10** − 0.09** − 0.02 0.16**
Considered dropping out − 0.06** − 0.04** − 0.04** − 0.03** 0.04**
Mean 4.73 4.90 3.59 5.23 4.26
SD 1.29 1.06 1.34 1.07 1.17
  1. ** p < .01, * p < .05