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Table 2 Comparisons of knowledge scores on common mental health problems by sociodemographic variables of the respondents

From: Knowledge of mental health symptoms and help seeking attitude in a population-based sample in Hong Kong

Variable Knowledge score T-test/ANOVA
Mean SD p-value
Gender
 Male 3.6 1.5  < .001
 Female 3.8 1.4  
Age
 12–17 3.4 1.2  
 18–44 3.6 1.3  
 45–64 3.8 1.5  < .001
 65–75 3.9 1.6  
Education
 Primary or below 4.0 1.5  < .001
 Secondary 3.8 1.5  
 Tertiary or above 3.6 1.4  
Marital status
 Married 3.7 1.5 1.74
 Not married 3.7 1.3
Employment status
 Working 3.7 1.4 .037
 Not working 3.8 1.4