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Table 2 Characteristics of study participants (n = 1365) with different levels of general use of Wikipedia

From: Wikipedia – challenges and new horizons in enhancing medical education

Variable Level of general use of Wikipedia P value
  low (n = 328 (24%)) moderate (n = 819 (60%)) high (n = 218 (16%))  
Sex     
Male (n = 642) 98 (15%) 394 (61%) 150 (24%) 0.000
Female (n = 723) 230 (32%) 425 (59%) 68 (9%)
Age group     
<20 (n = 300) 123 (41%) 90 (30%) 87 (29%) 0.109
20-25 (n = 901) 145 (16%) 687 (76%) 69 (8%)
>25 (n = 164) 60 (37%) 42 (26%) 62 (37%)
Stage of study     
Pre-clinical (n = 751) 183 (24%) 477 (64%) 91 (12%) 0.027
Clinical (n = 614) 145 (24%) 342 (56%) 127 (20%)