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Table 1 Relationship between the knowledge score of Nigerian final-year pharmacy students with their demographic characteristics (N = 342)

From: An evaluation of the knowledge and perceptions of pharmacy students on pharmacovigilance activities in Nigeria

Demographics Response rate, n (%) Mean knowledge score (SD) Values P
Gender
 Male 223 (65.2) 4.1 (1.20)   
 Female 119 (34.8) 4.4 (0.98) 10.65 0.01a
Age (years)
 21–24 120 (35.1) 4.8 (0.70)   
 25–30 213 (62.3) 6.2 (0.84)   
 >30 9 (2.6) 4.6 (0.72) 129.330 0.01b
Pharmacovigilance course
 Yes 263 (76.9) 7.3 (0.22)   
 No 79 (23.1) 4.7 (0.13) 16.637 0.01a
No. of students in each university
 1 (n = 110) 107 (31.3) 5.1 (1.03)   
 2 (n = 143) 141 (41.2) 6.4 (0.99)   
 3 (n = 94) 94 (27.5) 4.3 (1.01) 142.041 0.012b
  1. aIndependent t test
  2. bAnalysis of variance