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Table 3 Characteristics of participants for the total sample and for each health discipline

From: Evidence-based practice profiles among bachelor students in four health disciplines: a cross-sectional study

  Total (n = 707) Occupat therapy (n = 129) Physio-therapy (n = 92) Radio-graphy (n = 56) Nurse (n = 430) p-value
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Gendera p < 0.001b
 Female 599 (85) 101 (78) 71 (77) 38 (68) 389 (91)  
 Male 106 (15) 28 (22) 21 (23) 18 (32) 40 (9)  
Educational institution p < 0.001b
 School A 162 (23) 29 (23) 37 (40) 13 (23) 83 (19)  
 School B 197 (28) 38 (30) 0 11 (20) 148 (34)  
 School C 244 (35) 52 (40) 40 (44) 22 (39) 130 (30)  
 School D 104 (15) 10 (8) 15 (16) 10 (18) 69 (16)  
Previous bachelor educationa p = 0.2b
 Yes 56 (8) 5 (4) 10 (11) 5 (9) 36 (9)  
 No 643 (91) 124 (96) 82 (89) 50 (91) 387 (91)  
Work in addition to studiesa p < 0.001b
 0% 103 (15) 28 (22) 20 (22) 10 (18) 45 (11)  
 1–20% 399 (56) 62 (48) 55 (60) 23 (41) 259 (61)  
 21–50% 179 (25) 38 (30) 15 (17) 18 (32) 108 (25)  
  > 50% 23 (3) 1 (1) 1 (1) 5 (9) 16 (4)  
Age p = 0.06c
 N 701 129 92 55 425  
 Mean (SD) 25.1 (4.8) 25.7 (5.2) 24.0 (2.6) 25.2 (4.5) 25.2 (5.0)  
 Min - Max 20–56 21–50 21–38 20–43 21–56  
  1. aNumber of missing values was 5 for gender, 10 for previous bachelor education and 5 for work in addition to studies
  2. banalyzed by Chi-square
  3. canalyzed by one-way ANOVA