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Table 3 Univariate analysis for factors related to fertility knowledge

From: College students responding to the Chinese version of Cardiff fertility knowledge scale show deficiencies in their awareness: a cross-sectional survey in Hunan, China

Variables (Sociodemographic) CFKS-C#
(Mean + SD)
T/F value p-value
Gender Male 48.5 (22.9) −1.514 0.131
Female 50.8 (19.0)   
Place of birth City district 52.4 (20.4) 2.910 0.004*
Not in the city district 48.1 (20.9)   
Only child Yes 48.7 (21.4) −1.064 0.288
No 50.4 (20.5)   
Sexual orientation Heterosexual 49.7 (20.8) 1.223# 0.295
Homosexual 45.6 (23.7)   
Bisexual 53.7 (19.2)   
Relationship Single 48.6 (20.1) −2.565 0.011*
Non-single 52.7 (21.9)   
Discipline Non-medicine 46.8 (20.9) −5.887 0.000*
Medicine 55.72 (19.4)   
Year of study 1 47.1 (20.8)c 6.8576# 0.000*
2 52.1 (20.9)b   
3 50.4 (19.0)b   
4 or above 57.6 (19.6)a   
  1. CFKS-C Chinese version of the Cardiff Fertility Knowledge Scale
  2. # the average percent correct score on the CFKS-C
  3. T/F value: the value of T-tests and analysis of variance (ANOVA)
  4. * p < 0.05; SD, standard deviation; #, F value
  5. a, b, c: different letters at the end of figure on the same column indicate significant differences(P < 0.05)