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Table 1 Baseline characteristics

From: Scientific writing: a randomized controlled trial comparing standard and on-line instruction

  Mean(Standard Deviation)
[Range Values]
Baseline characteristics on-line scientific writing workshop Standard writing guidance P value
Age 23.54(+/- 1.50) [9, 10, 23, 27, 29, 30] 23.17(+/- 1.55) [9, 10, 23, 27, 29, 30] 0.9248
Gender    0.6892
Female 13/48(27.08%) 14/48(29.17%)  
Male 11/48(22.92%) 10/48(20.83%)  
Marital status    0.4701
Married 1/48(2.08%) 1/48(2.08%)  
Single 23/48(47.92%) 23/48(47.92%)  
Course    0.768
Med 13/48(27.83%) 14/48(29.16%)  
Nursing 6/48(12.5%) 5/48(10.42%)  
PT 5/48(10.42%) 4/48(8.33%)  
Previous experience research writing    0.574
No 16/48(33.33%) 18/48(37.5%)  
Yes 8/48(16.66%) 5/48(10.42%)  
Manuscript section    
Introduction 16/48 (33%) 13/48 (27%) 0.685
Discussion 11/48 (22.0%) 8/48 (16.6%) 0.544