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Table 3 Distribution of students among the 4 clusters/profiles along with the gender distribution

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

Cluster membership Interest + status motivated (HIHC) Interest- motivated (HILC) Status-motivated (LIHC) Low-motivation (LILC) Total
Intrinsic motivation Z-score – Mean (SD) 5.703 (0.419) 5.071 (0.370) 4.639 (0.392) 3.857 (0.452) 4.887 (0.734)
Controlled motivation Z- score – Mean (SD) 4.960 (0.742) 2.903 (0.699) 4.640 (0.574) 2.823 (0.881) 3.960 (1.187)
No. of students in cluster (%) 213 (25.2%) 220 (26.1%) 268 (31.8%) 143 (16.9%) 844 (100%)
Males 61 (27%) 35 (15.5%) 92 (40.7%) 38 (16.8%) 226 (100%)
Females 152 (24.6%) 185 (30%) 176 (28.4%) 105 (17%) 618 (100%)
Chi-square statistic for gender 21.42     
Significance p = 0.00