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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of participants according to University

From: Factors influencing health professions students’ use of computers for data analysis at three Ugandan public medical schools: a cross-sectional survey

University MakCHS MUST GU Overall
Gender (n, % female) 342 (29.8) 66 (39.4) 18 (22) 426* (31.2)
Computer ownership (n, % yes) 437 (74) 124 (79) 29 (86.1) 591* (75.3)
Computer use for data analysis (n, % yes) 440 (40) 107 (96.3) 30 (20) 577 (50.3)
Participated in research (n, % yes) 436 (67) 124 (47.6) 31 (83.9) 591 (63.7)
Year of study (mode) 4 3 4 3
Were research methods taught (mode)1 1 1 1 1
Were methods taught useful (mode)1 1 1 1 1
Total (n, % total) 439 (73.3) 127 (21.2) 33 (5.51) 5992
  1. 1items coded as 0 = “No”, 1 = “Yes” and 2 = “I don’t recall.
  2. 2Note one respondent did not indicate the university they were from.
  3. *Missing data.