Coefficient Alpha Reliability Estimates for the IPIP Scales
Measuring Seven Components Potentially Related to
"Emotional Intelligence" (Barchard, 2001)

Women
(N=432)
Men
(N=317)
Number
of
Items
       
Positive Expressivity
.81
.79
9 (10)
Negative Expressivity
.75
.74
10
Attending to Emotions
.81
.83
10
Emotion-based Decision-making
.73
.67
9 (10)
Responsive Joy
.73
.70
10
Responsive Distress
.59
.63
10
Empathic Concern
.64
.80
10


Note.
  The values in parentheses indicate the number of items in the original scales, prior to maximizing internal consistency.


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