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Table 3 SDLRS score correlation with age and personality factor

From: Explaining variance in self-directed learning readiness of first year students in health professional programs

  Health Science
(n = 94)
Sports and Exercise Science
(n = 148)
Occupational Therapy
(n = 69)
Physiotherapy
(n = 61)
Podiatry
(n = 35)
TOTAL
(n = 407)
r p r p r p r p r p r p
Age 0.390 < .001 0.208 0.011 0.159 0.193 0.349 0.006 0.368 0.030 0.266 < 0.001
Personality factor
 Extroversion 0.224 0.032 0.292 < 0.001 0.191 0.121 0.156 0.229 0.444 0.008 0.222 < 0.001
 Agreeableness 0.331 0.001 0.407 < 0.001 0.582 < 0.001 0.439 < 0.001 0.587 < 0.001 0.441 < 0.001
 Conscientiousness 0.490 < 0.001 0.406 < 0.001 0.377 0.002 0.565 < 0.001 0.610 < 0.001 0.477 < 0.001
 Emotional stability 0.291 0.005 −0.009 0.910 0.231 0.060 0.169 0.193 0.545 0.001 0.172 0.001
 Intellect /imagination 0.616 < 0.001 0.506 < 0.001 0.620 < .001 0.486 < 0.001 0.477 0.004 0.541 < 0.001