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Table 1 T-test comparison of Vietnamese and New Zealand students

From: Understanding postgraduate students’ perceptions of plagiarism: a case study of Vietnamese and local students in New Zealand

  Nationality n M SD t df p
1. Perceived seriousness of plagiarism New Zealand 135 .4666 1.62739 3.982 205 .000**
Vietnam 72 −.4646 1.55482    
2. Personal factors New Zealand 135 −.1117 1.86944 −.691 205 .491
Vietnam 72 .0815 2.00503  
3. Academic factors New Zealand 135 .2425 1.47166 2.777 205 .006**
Vietnam 72 −.3592 1.50932  
4. Assessment factors New Zealand 135 .2979 2.11261 2.532 205 .012*
Vietnam 72 −.5222 2.40846  
5. Negative attitudes towards plagiarism New Zealand 135 −.0221 1.64591 −.688 205 .492
Vietnam 72 .1361 1.43099  
  1. Note: M Mean, SD Standard Deviation, *Significant at .05 level, **Significant at .01 level