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Table 1 Demographic characteristic of the responders

From: The relationship between students’ perception of the educational environment and their subjective happiness

VariablesPhase 1Phase 2Phase 3Total respondents
Valid Respondents Proportion (frequency)37.7%(90)33.1%(79)29.3%(70)100%(239)
Response rate91.8%84.0%78.7%85.1%
Age (yr)a) Mean (SD)20.7 (1.60) (range: 19–26)23.3 (2.21) (range: 21–34)25.3 (2.13) (range: 23–34)22.9 (2.78) (range: 19–34)
Gender a) Proportion (frequency)Male68.9%(62)66.1%(41)64.3%(45)61.9%(148)
 Female31.1%(28)33.9%(21)35.7%(25)31.0%(74)
Year Proportion (frequency)Year 1: 52.2%(47), Year 2: 47.8%(43)Year 3: 50.6%(40), Year 4: 49.4%(39)Year 5: 41.4%(29), Year 6: 58.6%(41) 
Previous Year GPAa), c) Mean (SD)3.20 (0.69) b) (range: 1.48–4.44)3.22 (0.64) (range: 2.10–4.38)3.23 (0.62) (range: 2.06–4.43)3.22 (0.64) (range: 1.48–4.44)
  1. a) Fourteen students who participated in the survey but did not disclose their student ID numbers were excluded; b) Year 1 students who entered in 2018 were excluded due to their lack of previous GPA data at the time of analysis; c) EUSOM follows the A–F grading system (A + =4.5, A = 4, B + =3.5, B = 3, C + =2.5, C = 2, D + =1.5, D = 1, and F = 0). An A+ in all subjects produces a maximum GPA of 4.5, and an F in all subjects produces a minimum GPA of 0
  2. Abbreviation: SD Standard Deviation, GPA Grade Point Average