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Table 4 Results of variance analysis

From: Factors influencing COVID-19 knowledge-gap: a cross-sectional study in China

  Education level (Mean ± SD) F p
1.0(n = 71) 2.0(n = 81) 3.0(n = 150) 4.0(n = 490) 5.0(n = 189)
Perceived salience of information 5.92 ± 1.42 5.81 ± 1.40 5.97 ± 1.23 6.21 ± 1.06 6.29 ± 0.85 4.614 0.001**
Interpersonal communication 4.57 ± 1.48 4.48 ± 1.56 4.93 ± 1.41 4.93 ± 1.24 4.87 ± 1.33 2.989 0.018*
Public communication 4.31 ± 1.52 4.56 ± 1.08 4.47 ± 1.34 4.22 ± 1.28 3.72 ± 1.21 10.187 0.000**
Broadcast media 4.89 ± 1.54 5.09 ± 1.16 4.84 ± 1.46 4.39 ± 1.44 3.85 ± 1.38 17.242 0.000**
Print media 3.70 ± 1.93 4.04 ± 1.68 3.79 ± 1.91 2.97 ± 1.74 2.36 ± 1.60 22.79 0.000**
Internet media 5.45 ± 1.57 5.96 ± 1.29 6.16 ± 1.11 6.40 ± 0.85 6.51 ± 0.76 19.693 0.000**
  1. * p < 0.05 ** p < 0.01