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Table 3 Relationship between demographic data and attitude toward conducting research

From: Attitudes and barriers towards conducting research amongst primary care physicians in Bahrain: a cross-sectional study

  Attitude Test P-value 95% CI
Mean SD
Age groups < 40 4.49 .59 ANOVA 0.098 (4.36,4.62)
40–50 4.61 .51 (4.48,4.75)
> 50 4.34 .81 (4.10,4.58)
Gender Male 4.49 .64 T-test 0.772 (4.33,4.65)
Female 4.46 .66 (4.35,4.57)
Nationality Bahraini 4.47 .63 T-test 0.961 (4.37,4.56)
Non-Bahraini 4.47 .77 (4.21,4.73)
Years of Practice Grouping < 10 4.54 .47 ANOVA 0.497 (4.41,4.66)
10–20 4.49 .64 (4.34,4.64)
> 20 4.40 .74 (4.18,4.61)
Designation GP 4.21 .86 ANOVA 0.003 (3.97,4.45)
Family Physician Specialist 4.53 .46 (4.41,4.64)
Family Physician Consultant 4.58 .58 (4.45,4.71)
Specialty Board Certificate Yes 4.54 .55 T-test 0.009 (4.46,4.63)
No 4.09 .92 (3.77,4.42)
  1. Higher mean score indicates a more positive attitude