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Table 3 The effects of the independent variables on the breadth and depth of discussion (Multiple Regression Analysis)

From: Perceptions of first and third year medical students on self-study and reporting processes of problem-based learning

  R2 β t F
Dependent variable: Breadth of discussion
Searching process
Learning issue driven searching   0.21 2.97*  
Extensiveness of searching   0.07 0.96  
Preparing process 0.09    6.976*
Explanation-oriented preparing   0.14 1.89*  
Dependent variable: Depth of discussion
Searching process
Learning issue driven searching   0.26 3.87*  
Extensiveness of searching   -0.07 -1.08  
Preparing process 0.15    12.377*
Explanation-oriented preparing   0.26 3.87*  
  1. *p < 0.05