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Table 3 Differences in medical education behavioral intentions among different demographic backgrounds and sample characteristics (n = 360)

From: A preliminary study on applying holistic health care model on medical education behavioral intention: a theoretical perspective of planned behavior

Item N Mean SD P-value Scheffé
Sex     .999  
 Female 257 3.78 .61   
 Male 103 3.78 .76   
PGY     .023**  
 Clinical teachers 105 3.91 .67   
 Trainee 255 3.73 .65   
Job title     .890  
 Manager 100 3.78 .65   
 Staff 260 3.79 .68   
Age (years) Mean: 38.9     .051  
 < 30 96 3.91 .59   
 31–40 94 3.69 .69   
 41–50 123 3.72 .62   
 > 50 47 3.87 .75   
Education level     .362  
 Bachelor’s degree 310 3.77 .65   
 Master’s degree 50 3.86 .69   
Marital status     .187  
 Single 182 3.83 .62   
 Married 178 3.74 .70   
Job tenure (year)     .019** (1) > (3)
 ≤ 2 (1) 102 3.94 .68   
 3–5 (2) 48 3.70 .58   
 6–10 (3) 42 3.61 .70   
 > 10 (4) 168 3.75 .64   
Category     .969  
 Medical personnel 260 3.78 .77   
 Physicians 100 3.78 .61   
  1. ** p < .01