TABLE 3

Bivariate Correlations Between Study Variables

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1. Chart pop0.55**0.47**–0.28**–0.54**–0.29**–0.34**0.23**0.06–0.13*0.01–0.05–0.11
2. R&B0.44**0.67**–0.26**–0.39**–0.21**–0.27**0.15*0.01–0.13*0.24**–0.050.00
3. Hip-hop0.28**0.55**–0.29**–0.34**–0.27**–0.15*0.31**0.27**–0.24**0.14*0.030.15*
4. Rock0.000.21**0.21**0.61**0.43**0.42**–0.18**–0.070.33**0.20**0.00–0.05
5. Metal0.000.23**0.42**0.59**0.60**0.64**–0.12*0.12*0.22**0.100.060.16**
6. Gothic–0.010.23**0.26**0.56**0.69**0.48**–0.16**0.050.18**0.100.010.06
7. Punk–0.040.090.25**0.52**0.68**0.70**0.090.32**0.13*0.050.060.14*
8. Trance0.21**0.38**0.31**0.14*0.34**0.25**0.24**0.52**–0.16**–0.020.080.20**
9. Techno/Hardhouse0.17**0.19**0.26**0.34**0.44**0.33**0.50**0.33**–0.15**–0.090.100.26**
10. Classic–0.17**–0.19**–0.22**0.01–0.12*–0.09–0.05–0.26**–0.12*0.40**–0.17**–0.17**
11. Jazz0.100.13*0.110.18**0.100.16**0.14*0.000.14*0.32**–0.100.03
12. Delinquency age 12–0.030.010.16*0.120.25**0.19**0.16**0.19**0.13*–0.11–0.12*0.17**
13. Delinquency age 16–0.070.090.16**0.21**0.29**0.31**0.27**0.18**0.20**–0.04–0.060.17**
  • Below the diagonal, are presented the correlations between age 12 music preferences and delinquency at ages 12 and 16. Above the diagonal, are presented the correlations between age 16 music preferences and delinquency at ages 12 and 16. Correlations with age 14 and age 15 music preferences can be obtained from the first author on request.

  • * P < .05.

  • ** P < .01.