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Table 3 Mean (SD) and p values for independent t-tests for two age groups (n = 724), for gender (n = 898) for the 5 domains (Relevance, Terminology, Confidence, Practice, Sympathy)

From: Evidence based practice profiles: Differences among allied health professions

Domain (max possible score) Relevance (70)
mean (SD)
Terminology (85)
mean (SD)
Confidence (55)
mean (SD)
Practice (45)
mean (SD)
Sympathy (35)
mean (SD)
Age groups      
17-24 n = 736 50 (10) 42 (12) 35 (8) 21 (6) 21 (6)
> 24 YRS n = 149 57 (9) 49 (15) 36 (9) 23 (7) 23 (4)
p value < 0.001 < 0.001 0.045 0.002 < 0.001
Gender      
Female n = 645 52 (10) 43 (13) 34 (8) 22 (7) 22 (4)
Male n = 253 50 (10) 44 (14) 36 (8) 21 (7) 21 (4)
p value 0.05 0.09 0.002 0.23 0.04
p value 0.48 0.32 0.64 0.96 0.37