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Table 7 Comparison of COVID-19 related KAP scores between different groups

From: A cross-sectional survey of knowledge, attitude and practice associated with COVID-19 among undergraduate students in China

  Variables (n) Knowledge Attitude Practice Total KAP
\( \overline{x}\pm s \) t p \( \overline{x}\pm s \) t p \( \overline{x}\pm s \) t p \( \overline{x}\pm s \) t p
Gender Male 338 4.07 ± 0.78 −1.537 0.125 8.30 ± 1.33 −4.706 0.000 8.92 ± 1.46 0.176 0.860 20.55 ± 2.38 −2.827 0.005
Female 534 4.15 ± 0.73    8.69 ± 1.09    8.90 ± 1.41    20.98 ± 2.04   
Major Medical 430 4.17 ± 0.71 2.240 0.025 8.59 ± 1.16 1.058 0.290 9.00 ± 1.37 1.751 0.080 21.00 ± 2.13 2.437 0.015
Non-medical 442 4.06 ± 0.78    8.50 ± 1.24    8.83 ± 1.49    20.64 ± 2.23   
Grade First year 580 4.13 ± 0.73 0.686 0.493 8.59 ± 1.16 1.758 0.079 8.89 ± 1.43 −0.474 0.636 20.85 ± 2.17 0.588 0.557
Others 292 4.09 ± 0.78    8.44 ± 1.28    8.94 ± 1.43    20.75 ± 2.23   
School type Public 453 4.18 ± 0.75 2.636 0.009 8.52 ± 1.25 −0.548 0.584 8.89 ± 1.51 −0.472 0.637 20.82 ± 2.29 0.082 0.935
Private 419 4.05 ± 0.74    8.57 ± 1.15    8.93 ± 1.35    20.81 ± 2.07   
  1. Independent sample T-test was used to compare the scores of KAP between different groups: male vs. female, medical vs. non-medial majors, first year vs. other grades, public vs. private schools