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Table 2 Comparison of mean (±SD) of research subjects for demographic characteristics

From: Evaluation of attitude to, knowledge of and barriers toward research among medical science students

Variable   Attitude Knowledge Barrier
Sex Male 69.86 ± 12.47 67.09 ± 21.56 75.79 ± 14.57
Female 69.58 ± 12.48 72.97 ± 20.54 74.78 ± 15.82
P value   0.010* 0.354 0.542
Marital status Single 69.73 ± 12.37 70.90 ± 20.26 74.98 ± 15.23
Couple 66.12 ± 12.54 71.51 ± 23.61 76.25 ± 15.72
P value   0.020* 0.814 0.507
Field of education Medical 70.90 ± 5.04a 72.36 ± 18.47a 75.14 ± 16.14a
Dental 67.84 ± 11.39a 64.77 ± 22.36b 74.61 ± 13.4a
Pharmacy 68.23 ± 0.82a 75.18 ± 20.69a 76.13 ± 16.7a
P value   0.106 <0.001* 0.729
Level of education Undergraduate students 70.27 ± 12.00 75.18 ± 14.56 71.24 ± 20.88
Postgraduate students 65.57 ± 13.06 75.24 ± 17.35 70.60 ± 21.36
P value   0.001* 0.974 0.791
  1. In the case of field of education, different letters in each column show significant differences between the fields (Tukey HSD test).
  2. p < 0.05 is significant*.