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Table 3 Descriptive statistics for sociodemographic variables of ATP scores

From: Attitudes towards psychiatry amongst medical and nursing students in Singapore

   Mean SD p value
Overall   64.32 5.85  
Gender Male 63.64 6.65 0.019
Female 64.60 5.48  
Ethnicity Chinese 64.48 5.87 0.210
Malay 63.55 5.17  
Indian 64.61 6.85  
Others 63.00 5.06  
Average monthly household income per capita over the past 1 year Below SGD2000 64.20 5.65 0.007
SGD2000 to 5999 63.79 5.75  
SGD 6000 and above 65.12 6.07  
Type of student Medical 64.68 6.02 0.051
Nursing 63.96 5.67  
Academic year in course Year 1 64.73 5.86 0.365
Year 2 64.00 5.64  
Year 3 64.52 5.80  
Year 4 and 5 64.01 6.20  
Likelihood of specializing in psychiatry Likely 65.65 6.23 < 0.001
Unlikely 63.95 5.69  
Psychiatric lecture course evaluation Have not attended 65.42 5.56 < 0.001
Below average 62.10 8.05  
Average 62.65 5.90  
Above average 64.25 5.77  
Psychiatric placement course evaluation Have not attended 64.82 5.76 < 0.001
Below average 61.22 7.00  
Average 61.83 4.82  
Above average 64.19 5.99