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Table 3 Mean scores# (SD) of respondents' rating of the teaching, learning, research and service environment

From: A survey of trainee specialists experiences at the University of Cape Town (UCT): Impacts of race and gender

Predictor   Teaching Learning Research Service
Race White (n = 51) 2.7 (1.0) 2.9 (1.1) 3.1 (1.3) 3.1 (1.0)
  Black (n = 33) 2.8 (1.1) 2.8 (1.3) 3.4 (1.4) 3.3 (1.2)
Gender Male (n = 58) 2.8 (1.0) 2.9 (1.0) 3.3 (1.4) 3.3 (1.0)
  Female (n = 31) 2.6 (1.1) 2.7 (1.3) 3.1 (1.1) 2.9 (1.0)
Children born during training Yes (n = 9) 3.1 (1.4) 3.1 (1.4) 3.3 (1.3) 3.2 (1.0)
  No (n = 80) 2.7 (1.0) 2.8 (1.1) 2.9 (1.7) 3.0 (1.2)
Experience of UCT environment a) Unwelcoming (n = 14) 2.8 (1.4) 2.9 (1.1) 3.2 (1.3) 3.2 (1.0)
  Welcoming (n = 72) 2.8 (1.0) 2.6 (1.4) 3.1 (1.5) 2.9 (1.1)
  b) Experienced discrimination (n = 13) 2.9 (1.3) 2.8 (1.1) 3.7 (1.2) 2.9 (1.0)
  No discrimination (n = 72) 2.7 (1.0) 2.8 (1.2) 3.1 (1.3) 3.2 (1.1)
  c) Experienced racial discrimination (n = 7) 3.5 (1.1) 3.0 (1.4) 4.2 (0.8) 3.3 (0.8)
  No racial discrimination (n = 78) 2.6 (1.0) 2.8 (1.1) 3.1 (1.3) 3.1 (1.1)
Reason for applying to UCT a) High Reputation of UCT/department 2.7 (1.0) 2.7 (1.2) 3.2 (1.3) 3.2 (1.0)
  Did not cite reputation 2.7 (1.1) 2.9 (1.2) 3.2 (1.3) 3.1 (1.1)
  b) Cited being UCT alumnus 2.7 (1.1) 3.0 (1.2) 3.2 (1.2) 2.8 (1.0)
  Did not cite being alumnus 2.7 (1.1) 2.8 (1.2) 3.2 (1.3) 3.2 (1.0)
  1. # Scores range from 1('excellent') to 5 ('as bad as it can get').