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Table 1 Respondents’ demographic characteristics

From: Knowledge of and attitudes towards erosive tooth wear among students of two Chinese universities

Characteristics   Age (Mean ± SD) Knowledge score (Mean ± SD) P-value Attitude score (Mean ± SD) P-value
Gender Male (n = 192) 22.5 ± 1.6 7.6 ± 4.7 0.825 41.7 ± 7.6 < 0.001 (Female>Malea)
Female (n = 256) 22.2 ± 1.7 7.6 ± 4.7 43.5 ± 6.0
Group NSs (n = 141) 22.7 ± 1.5 5.5 ± 4.0 < 0.001
(DSs > NSs, MSsa)
41.1 ± 6.9 < 0.001 (DSs > NSs, MSsa)
DSs (n = 154) 22.5 ± 1.2 11.5 ± 3.4 45.2 ± 6.5
MSs (n = 140) 223 ± 1.6 6.1 ± 4.0 41.8 ± 6.4
  1. NSs non-medical students, DSs dental students, MSs medical students
  2. a>indicates statistical significance