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Table 3 Characteristics of study participants (n = 1365) with different levels of medical use of Wikipedia

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

Variable Level of medical use of Wikipedia P value
  low (n = 456 (33%)) moderate (n = 751 (55%)) high (n = 158 (12%))  
Sex     
Male (n = 642) 162 (25%) 386 (60%) 94 (15%) 0.000
Female (n = 723) 294 (41%) 365 (50%) 64 (9%)
Age group     
<20 (n = 300) 166 (55%) 81 (27%) 53 (18%) 0.063
20-25 (n = 901) 187 (21%) 614 (68%) 100 (11%)
>25 (n = 164) 103 (63%) 56 (34%) 5 (3%)
Stage of study     
Pre-clinical (n = 751) 262 (35%) 418 (56%) 71 (9%) 0.024
Clinical (n = 614) 194 (32%) 333 (54%) 87 (14%)