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Table 4 Impact of sadness score on students’ doubts regarding their capacity to be a doctor

From: Covid-19 crisis impact on the next generation of physicians: a survey of 800 medical students

SADNESS SCORE
Likert score 0 to 6 7 to 10 Total Chi squared with 1 degrees of freedom / Two-tailed P value
At the peak of the outbreak, did you doubt your capacity to be a doctor? NO 442 224 666 30.446 / p < 0.0001
YES 56 80 136
Total 498 304 802
  1. Source: Medical students survey data
  2. Students with a sadness score of 7 or higher have significantly more doubts as to their being suited to this occupation than those with a score between 0 and 6 (p < 0.0001, Chi-square without Yates’ correction)