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Table 4 Mean percentage of correct answer by demographic characteristics, experiences and attitudes of participants

From: Knowledge and determinants regarding tuberculosis among medical students in Hunan, China: a cross-sectional study

  Epidemiology and prevention Diagnosis Treatment Total
Mean score P-value Mean score P-value Mean score P-value Mean score P-value
Gender
 Male 51.8 0.316 35.8 0.801 48.9 0.092 44.4 0.947
 Female 52.9   35.6   46.6   44.3  
Age
  < 23 49.6 0.001 31.7 < 0.001 43.5 < 0.001 40.8 < 0.001
  ≥ 23 53.6   37.2   49.0   45.7  
Received PPD test
 Yes 54.2 0.153 38.0 0.070 47.5 0.990 46.3 0.047
 No 52.2   35.3   47.5   44.0  
Performed at least one PPD test
 Yes 53.9 0.426 36.8 0.523 47.5 0.990 45.5 0.462
 No 52.4   35.6   47.5   44.3  
Observed at least one TB case
 Yes 54.4 < 0.001 37.2 < 0.001 50.0 < 0.001 46.2 < 0.001
 No 43.9   29.0   36.0   36.2  
Observed at least one X-ray of TB case
 Yes 54.3 < 0.001 37.1 < 0.001 49.5 < 0.001 46.0 < 0.001
 No 42.1   27.5   35.7   34.7  
I’m at risk for TB
 Yes 53.2 0.395 35.1 0.429 45.5 0.072 44.0 0.651
 No 52.2   35.9   48.3   44.5