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Table 4 Association between aggression subscales (z-score), sex, OXTR rs53576, and right-hand 2D:4D ratio (z-score)

From: Oxytocin receptor gene polymorphism (rs53576) and digit ratio associates with aggression: comparison in seven ethnic groups

N Trait Predictors F P (sig.) Partial eta2 Model R2
1 Physical aggressionZ Sex 53.958 < 0.001 0.031 0.039
OXTR rs53576 2.401 0.091 0.003
R2D:4DZ 2.312 0.129 0.001
OXTR rs53576 * R2D:4DZ 0.543 0.581 0.001
Sex * OXTR rs53576 1.591 0.204 0.002
   Sex * R2D:4D 1.180 0.277 0.001  
2 Verbal aggressionZ Sex 10.991 0.001 0.006 0.014
OXTR_rs53576 2.587 0.076 0.003
R2D:4DZ 0.407 0.524 < 0.001
OXTR rs53576 * R2D:4D Z 2.011 0.134 0.002
Sex * OXTR rs53576 0.151 0.859 < 0.001
   Sex * R2D:4D 0.090 0.764 < 0.001  
3 AngerZ Sex 6.767 0.009 0.004 0.018
OXTR rs53576 3.502 0.030 0.004
R2D:4DZ 7.109 0.008 0.004
OXTR rs53576 * R2D:4DZ 4.270 0.014 0.005
Sex * OXTR rs53576 0.675 0.509 0.001
   Sex * R2D:4D 2.470 0.116 0.001  
4 HostilityZ Sex 4.427 0.036 0.003 0.015
OXTR rs53576 4.239 0.015 0.005
R2D:4DZ 3.900 0.048 0.002
OXTR rs53576 * R2D:4DZ 0.986 0.373 0.001
Sex * OXTR rs53576 2.228 0.108 0.003
Sex * R2D:4D 0.581 0.446 < 0.001
  1. Four univariate general linear models (ANCOVA) with multiple predictors are presented
  2. OXTR (rs53576): AA (N = 282), AG (N = 755), GG (N = 668); sex: male (N = 837), female (N = 868)
  3. N model number; Trait dependent variable, one of the four subscales of BPAQ per each model; Predictors independent variables, * interactions; F test statistics; P level of statistical significance (bold: p < 0.05); partial eta2 effect size; Model R2 model R-squared
  4. ZVariable after z-score standardization