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Table 1 Comparison between historic control- and intervention groups on demographics

From: Influencing nursing students’ perceptions of community care with curriculum-redesign; a quasi-experimental cohort study

Student characteristics in % (n) Historic control/Old curriculum (n = 477) Intervention/New curriculum (n = 170) Cases missing in total Test-value P (2-tailed)
Age in years (mean, SD) 23.1 (2.4) 23.0 (2.3) 0 T = .478 0.633
Sex (male) 11.3% (54) 11.2% (19) 0 χ2 = 0.030 0.959
Born outside the Netherlands 2.1% (10) 7.6% (13) 3 χ2 = 11.140 0.001*
Belonging to church/ religious group 14.6% (69) 20.7% (35) 4 χ2 = 3.479 0.062
Level of education    1 χ2 = 6.703 0.152
 general secondary 68.8% (328) 67.0% (114)    
 academic secondary 15.9% (76) 10.6% (18)    
 vocational 13.6% (65) 20.6% (35)    
 other 1.5% (7) 1.8% (3)    
Working/ has been working in CC 50.6% (241) 58.2% (99) 1 χ2 = 2.906 0.088
Family or friends working in CC 41.4% (197) 43.2% (73) 2 χ2 = 0.168 0.682
Receiving home care (or in family) 35.7% (169) 29.0% (49) 5 χ2 = 2.519 0.113
  1. *P < 0.05; CC = community care