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I think the original information on these types was pasted here in the past. I noticed that they have been updated and some of the information has changed, so I am placing them in the appropriate temperament sections. As most are aware, this information comes from Discover Your Personality.Com:

ESTP​

• Among the highest in college retention.
• In national sample "Leisure Activities," overrepresented in "Playing sports."
• Academic subjects preferred: history, math, practical skills.
• 3 top desirable work characteristics favored in national sample: "Variety of tasks," "Independence & achievement," and "Clear structure."
• In national sample, dissatisfied with "Promotions," "Opportunity to contribute to society," and "Amount of stress" in their work.
• In national sample, among top 4 types valuing "Prestige."
• Ranked 15th out of 16 types on using spiritual/philosophical coping resources and 16th out of 16 types on using cognitive coping resources.
• Ranked highest in "positive affectivity."
• In national sample, ranked 4th highest in satisfaction with "Marriage/intimate relationship."
ESFP​

• Among the highest in college retention.
• In national sample "Leisure Activities," overrepresented in "Watching TV 3 or more hours per day"
• Underrepresented in "Reading" and "Working out/exercising."
• Academic subject preferred: history.
• Highest of all types in national sample in liking work environment characteristics "Making the job as simple as possible" and "No expectation for working extra hours."
• Most important feature on an ideal job: "A stable and secure future."
• In national sample, dissatisfied with "Promotions," "Job security," "Stress," "Salary," and "Accomplishment"
• Satisfied with "People I work with" in their jobs.
• In national sample, among types with the lowest income and likely to leave job.
• Ranked 15th out of 16 types on using physical coping resources and 16th out of 16 types on using spiritual/philosophical coping resources.
• In national sample, ranked 2nd highest in satisfaction with "Marriage/intimate relationship."
ISTP​

• Highly represented among male college scholarship athletes.
• In national sample "Leisure Activities," overrepresented in "Playing with computers or video games"
• Underrepresented in "Listening to music" and "Writing."
• Academic subjects preferred: math, practical skills.
• Highest of all types in national sample liking work environments with "Independence & achievement"
• Include among top 3 desirable work characteristics "Clear structure" and "Variety of tasks."
• Most important feature of an ideal job: "A stable and secure future."
• In national sample, dissatisfied with "Promotions" in their work.
• In national sample, among top 4 types valuing "Autonomy."
• With INFJs, ranked first among all the types in using spiritual/philosophical coping resources.
• In national sample, ranked lowest in reporting stress associated with "Balancing home and work."
• In national sample, highest in coping with stress by "Getting upset or angry and not showing it."
ISFP​

• Among the highest persisters in college.
• In national sample "Leisure Activities," overrepresented in "Watching TV 3 or more hours per day" and "Watching TV for leisure"
• Underrepresented in "Reading," "Working out/exercising," "Writing," "Appreciating art," and "Taking classes, going to school."
• Academic subject preferred: practical skills.
• Lowest of all types in national sample liking work environments with "Variety of tasks"
• 1 of 3 highest types in favoring "Loyalty & security," "Making the job as simple as possible," and "No expectation of extra hours"
• Include among top 3 desirable work characteristics "Clear structure" and "Independence & achievement."
• In national sample, greatest dissatisfiers in the work environment were "Promotions," "Job security," and "Salary."
• In national sample, among those with lowest income and unlikely to leave job.
• Ranked 15th of 16 types in using emotional coping resources and 16th using physical coping resources; ranked 15th in total resources.
• In national sample, ranked highest in "Ever had heart disease/hypertension."
• In national sample, highest in coping with stress by "Trying to avoid stressful situations," "Getting upset or angry and not showing it," "Sleeping," and "Watching TV."
 
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