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Table 5 Mean score (SD) of each DES category for male and female students

From: Stress and its association with academic performance among dental undergraduate students in Fujian, China: a cross-sectional online questionnaire survey

DES category Sex P-value
Female Male
Social stressors 13.64 (6.05) 13.62 (6.16) 0.970
Faculty and administration 8.99 (4.07) 9.32 (4.16) 0.478
Workload 10.41 (4.59) 10.86 (4.49) 0.373
Self-efficacy beliefs 9.10 (4.11) 9.58 (3.59) 0.255
Performance pressure 9.29 (4.26) 9.55 (4.06) 0.562
Total score 51.53 (18.76) 52.64 (18.54) 0.594