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Table 3 Comparisons of characteristics (factor scores) for the three factors

From: Barriers to sexual health care: a survey of Iranian-American physicians in California, USA

  Factor 1 Factor 2 Factor 3
  Mean (SD) P* Mean (SD) P Mean (SD) P
Gendera
 Male (n = 185) -0.09 (1.02) 0.04 -0.01 (1.01) 0.87 0.09 (1.00) 0.046
 Female (n = 126) 0.14 (0.95) -- 0.01 (0.99) -- -0.14 (1.00) --
Place of Birtha
 Iran (n = 270) 0.00 (0.99) 0.88 0.07 (0.98) 0.005 0.03 (1.00) 0.31
 Other (n = 33) -0.03 (1.10) -- -0.46 (1.21) -- -0.16 (0.92) --
Religionb
 Christian (n = 33) -0.15 (0.89) 0.51 0.11 (1.14) 0.51 -0.36 (1.04) 0.09
 Jewish (n = 69) 0.22 (1.22) 0.08 0.16 (1.09) 0.20 0.16 (0.98) 0.16
 Other (n = 28) -0.30 (0.83) 0.17 -0.36 (0.74) 0.09 0.13 (1.04) 0.43
 Muslim (n = 179) -0.03 (0.93) -- -0.02 (0.96) -- -0.03 (0.98) --
Country of Medical Graduationa
 Iran (n = 172) -0.00 (0.99) 0.96 0.19 (1.07) 0.0001 0.11 (1.05) 0.02
 USA & Other (n = 133) +0.00 (1.01) -- -0.25 (0.86) -- -0.16 (0.91) --
Clinical Specialtyb
 OB/GYN (n = 46) -0.07 (0.76) 0.97 -0.08 (1.00) 0.51 -0.10 (1.11) 0.36
 Family Prac (n = 59) 0.16 (1.19) 0.96 0.17 (1.28) 0.99 0.21 (1.13) 0.98
 Urologist (n = 26) 0.05 (0.88) 0.97 -0.16 (0.76) 0.89 -0.18 (0.89) 0.86
 Other (n = 180) -0.04 (1.00) -- -0.01 (0.92) -- -0.02 (0.94) --
Place of Practiceb
 Suburban (n = 167) 0.05 (1.01) -- 0.05 (0.95) -- 0.07 (0.94) --
 Urban (n = 126) -0.06 (1.00) 0.93 -0.09 (0.99) 0.77 -0.06 (1.06) 0.50
 Rural (n = 16) -0.04 (0.94) 0.99 0.23 (1.54) 0.45 -0.23 (1.15) 0.80
Ageb
 30-39 (n = 34) 0.22 (1.14) -- -0.35 (0.83) -- -0.45 (0.91) --
 40-49 (n = 106) -0.04 (0.97) 0.69 -0.24 (0.78) 0.961 -0.03 (0.96) 0.19
 50-59 (n = 67) -0.07 (0.86) 0.64 0.31 (1.14) 0.011 0.04 (1.01) 0.13
 > = 60 (n = 99) -0.05 (1.04) 0.66 0.201.07) 0.012 0.18 (1.03) 0.02
Test of Trend
 Age (Trend Test) -0.00754** 0.17 0.01683 0.002 0.01632 0.003
  1. a t-test is used
  2. bOne way ANOVA with Tukey multiple comparisons was used
  3. *P is the p-value and it is considered significant at 0.05. ** Slope of age
  4. Bold data are significant p value