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Table 1 Means and Spearman correlations (n = 294)

From: Attachment-related anxiety is associated with poor genital satisfaction and sexual problems in women

  M (SD); range 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
1. Age 23.7 (3.4); 18–46 0.12* 0.08 0.02 − 0.03 0.08 0.13* − 0.13* − 0.08 − 0.07 − 0.04
2. Nationalitya    − 0.13* − 0.01 0.02 0.07 0.00 − 0.08 − 0.04 − 0.02 0.05
3. Relationship statusb     0.02 − 0.33** − 0.33** 0.01 0.02 0.16** 0.14* − 0.03
4. Sexual orientationc      − 0.07 − 0.03 0.01 0.01 0.07 0.15** − 0.03
5. Anxiety 2.5 (1.5); 1–7      0.45** − 0.19** 0.11 − 0.01 0.02 0.16**
6. Avoidance 1.6 (0.9); 1–7       − 0.17** 0.06 0.06 0.07 0.22**
7. Genital satisfaction 4.7 (1.2); 1–6        − 0.19** − 0.25** − 0.22** − 0.22**
8. Pain 2.5 (2.4); 1–16         0.33** 0.26** 0.12*
9. Low sexual desire 3.2 (2.8); 1–16          0.44** 0.31**
10. Low sexual arousal 2.1 (2.0); 1–12           0.30**
11. Poor orgasmic sensations 2.8 (2.7); 1–16           
  1. aThe baseline was Austrian = 1 (German = 2, Italian = 3, other = 4)
  2. bThe baseline was single = 1 (in relationship = 2)
  3. cThe baseline was heterosexual-identified = 1 (non-heterosexual-identified = 2)
  4. *p ≤ 0.05, **p ≤ 0.01