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Table 2 Correlations between all variables measured and differences between males and females

From: Motivational profiles of medical students: Association with study effort, academic performance and exhaustion

Variable Males mean (SD) Females mean (SD) T test (p value) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
1 Intrinsic motivation 4.82 (0.72) 4.91 (0.73) −1.47 (0.14) -        
2 Controlled motivation 4.23 (1.14) 3.86 (1.18) 4.09 (0.00***) 0.332** -       
3 Deep strategy 2.83 (0.61) 2.79 (0.64) 0.84 (0.397) 0.460** 0.050 -      
4 Surface strategy 2.39 (0.59) 2.34 (0.58) 0.991 (0.322) −0.152** 0.260** −0.239** -     
5 Self-study hours/week 12.92 (7.12) 13.97 (7.10) −1.84 (0.065) 0.095** −0.115** 0.332** −0.153** -    
6 European credits 19.95 (7.86) 20.92 (8.40) −1.446 (0.149) 0.008 0.066 −0.017 0.017 −0.068 -   
7 GPA 7.22 (0.98) 7.45 (0.84) −3.00 (0.003**) 0.108** −0.117** 0.195** −0.250** −0.032 −0.032 -  
8 Exhaustion from study 1.88 (1.07) 2.07 (1.02) −2.38 (0.017*) −0.179** 0.088* −0.123** −0.290** 0.085* −0.052 −0.151** -
  1. *p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001, GPA-Graded Point Average.