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Table 5 Relationship between mean knowledge scores and GPA, mothers’ education, smoking, and consuming alcohol

From: Knowledge of breast cancer among medical students in Syrian Private University, Syria: a cross-sectional study

  Descriptive analysis One Way ANOVA Test
  N Mean Std. Deviation 95% Confidence Interval for Mean Min Max F p.value
Lower Bound Upper Bound
GPA < 2 34 64.5 9.4 61.2 67.8 47.6 83.3 2.979 0.032*
2–2.5 164 69.74 9.4 68.3 71.2 40.5 90.5
2.5–3 59 69.37 10.4 66.7 72.1 42.9 90.5
> = 3 16 67.07 10.7 61.3 72.8 50 83.3
total 273 68.85 9.8 67.7 70 40.5 90.5   
Mother’s Education primary 19 64.41 12.7 58.3 70.5 42.9 81 2.448 0.046*
secondary 24 68.13 10.3 63.8 72.5 47.6 88.1
high school 95 67.47 9.8 65.5 69.5 42.9 90.5
university 126 68.73 9.6 67 70.4 40.5 85.7
post-graduate 37 72.2 8.1 69.5 74.9 50 85.7
  total 301 68.44 9.9 67.3 69.6 40.5 90.5   
  T p.value
Smoking no 196 67.60 10.1 66.1 69.0 40.4 90.4 −2.016 0.045*
yes 105 69.99 9.2 68.2 71.7 42.8 90.4
Total 301 68.45 9.85 67.3 69.5 40.4 90.4   
Alcohol consumption no 273 68.0 9.96 66.8 69.2 40.4 90.4 −2.032 0.043*
yes 28 72.0 8.08 68.8 75.1 47.6 83.3
Total 301 68.4 9.85 67.3 69.5 40.4 90.4