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Table 2 Correlation of ranking of previous performance in mathematics, number of quantitative courses taken in primary degree and attitude components

From: Attitudes towards statistics of graduate entry medical students: the role of prior learning experiences

Attitude component Previous performance in mathematics Number of quantitative courses
taken
  rs p-value rs p-value
Affect 0.48 <0.001 0.16 0.10
Cognitive Competence 0.54 <0.001 0.31 0.001
Value 0.30 0.001 0.11 0.23
Difficulty 0.38 <0.001 0.27 0.004
Interest 0.25 0.007 0.05 0.63
Effort 0.09 0.35 0.08 0.42