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Archives of Sexual Behavior

, Volume 48, Issue 3, pp 995–996 | Cite as

Correction to: Finger Length Ratios of Identical Twins with Discordant Sexual Orientations

  • Tuesday M. WattsEmail author
  • Luke Holmes
  • Jamie Raines
  • Sheina Orbell
  • Gerulf Rieger
Correction

Correction to: Archives of Sexual Behavior (2018) 47:2435–2444  https://doi.org/10.1007/s10508-018-1262-z

Readers should note that the confidence intervals for the effect of sexual orientation on 2D:4D in the left hand of female twins are incorrectly reported in Table 1 of this article. In particular, the upper limit of the confidence intervals is missing a minus sign.

Thus, Table 1:
Table 1

Multiple regression analyses for sexual orientation and study predicting left- and right-hand ratios for 66 female and 36 male twins

Measure

Females lefta

Females righta

Males lefta

Males righta

Sexual orientation (SO)b

− .28

[− .44, .11]*

− .12

[− .33, .10]

.002

[− .29, .30]

− .18

[− .57, .33]

Hall and Love (2003)c

.46

[.17, .72]*

.16

[− .15, .46]

N/A

N/A

Hiraishi et al. (2012)c

− .78

[− 1.09, − .47]***

− .75

[− 1.09, − .41]***

− .48

[− .97, − .002]

− .32

[− .69, .06]

SO X Hall and Love (2003)c

− .02

[− .26, .23]

− .11

[− .43, .21]

N/A

N/A

SO X Hiraishi et al. (2012)c

.05

[− .19, .29]

.02

[− .31, .35]

.16

[− .13, .46]

.17

[− .28, .62]

Numbers are standardized regression coefficients, β’s, with 95% confidence intervals in brackets

p < .10; *p < .05; ***p < .0001

aHigher scores indicate higher or more feminine ratios

bA score of 0 indicates “straight” and 1 indicates “non-straight”

cStatistics reflect contrasts, comparing the main effect or interaction of the previous study to the main effect or interaction in the newly collected data. Twin pairs were a random effect

needs to be corrected to:
Table 1

Multiple regression analyses for sexual orientation and study predicting left- and right-hand ratios for 66 female and 36 male twins

Measure

Females lefta

Females righta

Males lefta

Males righta

Sexual orientation (SO)b

− .28

[− .44, − .11]*

− .12

[− .33, .10]

.002

[− .29, .30]

− .18

[− .57, .33]

Hall and Love (2003)c

.46

[.17, .72]*

.16

[− .15, .46]

N/A

N/A

Hiraishi et al. (2012)c

− .78

[− 1.09, − .47]***

− .75

[− 1.09, − .41]***

− .48

[− .97, − .002]

− .32

[− .69, .06]

SO X Hall and Love (2003)c

− .02

[− .26, .23]

− .11

[− .43, .21]

N/A

N/A

SO X Hiraishi et al. (2012)c

.05

[− .19, .29]

.02

[− .31, .35]

.16

[− .13, .46]

.17

[− .28, .62]

Numbers are standardized regression coefficients, β’s, with 95% confidence intervals in brackets

p < .10; *p < .05; ***p < .0001

aHigher scores indicate higher or more feminine ratios

bA score of 0 indicates “straight” and 1 indicates “non-straight”

cStatistics reflect contrasts, comparing the main effect or interaction of the previous study to the main effect or interaction in the newly collected data. Twin pairs were a random effect

Notes

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tuesday M. Watts
    • 1
    Email author
  • Luke Holmes
    • 1
  • Jamie Raines
    • 1
  • Sheina Orbell
    • 1
  • Gerulf Rieger
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of EssexColchesterUK

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