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Table 2 Mean scores obtained for each component of motivation and each group of students

From: Motivational component profiles in university students learning histology: a comparative study between genders and different health science curricula

  Medicine Dentistry Pharmacy
  All students Females Males All students Females Males All students Females Males
1. Intrinsic motivation 3.48 ± 1.00 3.44 ± 1.03 3.57 ± 0.92 3.07 ± 1.03 3.04 ± 1.02 3.12 ± 1.06 3.42 ± 1.07 3.55 ± 1.03 3.07 ± 1.10
2. Career motivation 3.91 ± 0.92 3.84 ± 0.93 4.03 ± 0.91 3.63 ± 1.05 3.62 ± 1.07 3.65 ± 1.03 3.39 ± 1.09 3.45 ± 1.08 3.25 ± 1.09
3. Self-determination 3.88 ± 0.89 3.92 ± 0.90 3.81 ± 0.87 3.89 ± 0.95 3.88 ± 0.97 3.91 ± 0.91 3.54 ± 1.09 3.65 ± 1.06 3.24 ± 1.11
4. Self-efficacy 3.83 ± 0.94 3.79 ± 0.95 3.90 ± 0.91 3.79 ± 0.92 3.72 ± 0.92 3.90 ± 0.91 3.72 ± 1.05 3.70 ± 0.98 3.77 ± 1.20
5. Grade motivation 3.87 ± 1.05 3.91 ± 1.02 3.78 ± 1.11 4.01 ± 1.07 3.98 ± 1.08 4.06 ± 1.06 3.68 ± 1.17 3.75 ± 1.15 3.48 ± 1.21