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Table 3 Association between demographic variables and total thalassaemia knowledge scores (n=521)

From: Lack of knowledge and misperceptions about thalassaemia among college students in Bangladesh: a cross-sectional baseline study

VariablesTotal score
(Mean ± SD)
Kruskal-Wallis
p-value
Gender
 Male4.35 ± 1.890.728
 Female4.38 ± 2.29 
Major
 Arts and humanities3.66 ± 2.3< 0.0001
 Science5.03 ± 1.85 
 Business Studies4.05 ± 1.97 
College type
 Females’ college4.22 ± 2.140.236
 Co-education4.46 ± 2.18 
 Urban5.07 ± 1.87< 0.0001
 Semi-urban/rural3.69 ± 2.23 
 Public5.17 ± 1.85< 0.0001
 Private3.50 ± 2.16 
  1. SD Standard deviation,
  2. Total score of thalassaemia knowledge was 12