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Table 3 Univariate analysis of variance results showing the effect of the 11 motivation dimensions of the MES-UC and global scores, controlling for age and gender, on first year GPA

From: Student motivation to learn: is self-belief the key to transition and first year performance in an undergraduate health professions program?

MES-UC dimensions df F R squared p
Self-belief 3 3.875 0.189 0.014
Valuing 3 1.898 0.102 0.142
Learning focus 3 1.901 0.102 0.141
Planning 3 1.895 0.102 0.142
Task management 3 1.960 0.105 0.132
Persistence 3 2.051 0.110 0.119
Anxiety 3 2.084 0.111 0.114
Failure avoidance 3 1.899 0.102 0.142
Uncertain control 3 2.135 0.114 0.107
Self-sabotage 3 1.999 0.107 0.126
Disengagement 3 1.916 0.103 0.139
Global booster thoughts 3 2.186 0.116 0.101
Global booster behaviours 3 1.895 0.102 0.143
Global mufflers 3 1.911 0.103 0.140
Global guzzlers 3 1.895 0.102 0.142