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Table 4 Association between study skills subscales and socio-demographic characteristics

From: The relationship between study skills and depressive symptoms among medical residents

Socio-demographic characteristicsNMean of study skills subscales (±SD)
Reading skillsConcentration and memory skillsTime management skillsEmotional management skillsOther learning skills
SexMale878.37 (±1.98)3.64 (±.94)12.81 (±3.98)8.16 (±2.09)9.25 (±2.19)
Female998.74 (±1.70)3.24 (±.95)13.61 (±4.32)8 (±2.20)9.23 (±2.98)
t-statistic (p-value)0.1750.0040.1930.6110.958
Age23–26778.42 (±1.74)3.44 (±.97)14.36 (±3.68)8.35 (±2.01)9.07 (±2.65)
27–301018.74 (±1.96)3.42 (±.97)12.40 (±4.17)7.95 (±2.29)9.27 (±2.68)
>  3087.87 (±.99)3.37 (±.74)13 (±6.26)7 (±.75)10.37 (±1.59)
Total1868.57 (±1.84)3.43 (±.96)13.24 (±4.17)8.07 (±2.14)9.24 (±2.63)
F-ratio (p-value)0.2920.9810.0070.1640.41
Marital statusSingle1118.63 (±1.90)3.46 (±.93)13.56 (±4.18)8.20 (±2.13)9.26 (±2.76)
Married738.49 (±1.79)3.38 (±1.02)12.94 (±4.04)7.95 (±2.14)9.30 (±2.43)
t-statistic p-value0.450.4830.9010.3650.271
Smoking statusNever smoker1428.59 (±1.77)3.44 (±.97)13.30 (±4.01)8.19 (±1.97)9.29 (±2.78)
Current smoker368.39 (±2.12)3.36 (±1.02)12.78 (±4.61)7.64 (±2.76)9.08 (±2.29)
Ex-smoker89.13 (±1.80)3.63 (±.51)14.25 (±5.14)8 (±2.14)9 (±1.19)
Total1868.57 (±1.84)3.43 (±.96)13.24 (±4.17)8.08 (±2.15)9.24 (±2.63)
ANOVA p-value0.5830.7730.6270.3880.88
Training year1st488.31 (±1.65)3.27 (±.68)14.25 (±3.67)8.33 (±2.18)8.79 (±2.58)
2nd358.77 (±1.91)3.66 (±1.1)14.4 (±4.49)8.37 (±1.89)10.17 (±2.57)
3rd668.36 (±1.93)3.45 (±1.01)12.48 (±4.26)7.77 (±2.08)8.88 (±2.45)
4th299.03 (±1.91)3.45 (±1.06)11.93 (±3.49)8.38 (±2.09)9.48 (±3.12)
5th69.67 (±1.37)2.83 (±.75)12.17 (±5.53)6.83 (±3.71)10.16 (±2.14)
additional year28.5 (±.71)4 (±1.41)16 (±4.24)6(±1.41)9.5 (±2.12)
Total1868.57 (±1.84)3.43 (±.96)13.24 (±4.17)8.07 (±2.15)9.24 (±2.63)
ANOVA p-value0.2940.2780.0350.2110.154
SpecialtyFamily Medicine598.49 (±1.96)3.46 (±.88)13.24 (±4.26)8.73 (±2.17)9.66 (±2.42)
Internal Medicine528.38 (±1.75)3.5 (±.80)12.88 (±4.09)7.62 (±2.09)8.46 (±2.76)
General Surgery178.06 (±1.89)3.65 (±1.06)13.88 (±3.49)7.94 (±2.01)9.35 (±2.42)
Pediatrics348.85 (±1.73)3.35 (±1.07)14.12 (±4.21)8.21 (±1.84)9.56 (±2.55)
OB-Gyne129.58 (±2.19)3.08 (±1.08)12.17 (±4.89)6.92 (±3.18)9.25 (±2.18)
Psychiatry128.75 (±1.36)3.25 (±1.42)12.5 (±4.36)7.83 (±1.11)9.5 (±3.68)
Total1868.57 (±1.84)3.43 (±.96)13.24 (±4.17)8.08 (±2.15)9.24 (±2.63)
ANOVA p-value0.2640.6470.6350.0370.245