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Table 4 Comparisons of contrasted dichotomous scoresa on MBTI profiles between junior doctors and attending physicians

From: Examining the association of career stage and medical specialty with personality preferences – a cross-sectional survey of junior doctors and attending physicians from various specialties

  Attending physicians Junior Doctors p-value
Dichotomy I (Introvert - Extrovert) 2.39 (11.9) 1.21 (13.8) 0.727
Dichotomy II (Sensing - Intuition) 7.47 (9.94) 2.92 (9.91) 0.038*
Dichotomy III (Thinking - Feeling) 5.68 (10.9) 0.41 (10.8) 0.032*
Dichotomy IV (Judging - Perceiving) 9.08 (12.5) 2.67 (13.9) 0.024*
  1. Data presented as mean (SD)
  2. aContrasted dichotomous scores, namely the difference of two aspect of score measurements within the same dichotomy, between junior doctors and attending physicians
  3. *Statistically significant (p < 0.05) using independent Wilcoxon rank-sum test