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Table 4 T-test comparison of Master’s and PhD students

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

  Level of study n M SD t df p
1. Perceived seriousness of plagiarism Master 95 −.1243 1.58200 − 2.276 193 .024*
PhD 100 .4176 1.73431  
2. Personal factors Master 95 −.0598 1.97946 −.050 193 .960
PhD 100 −.0461 1.89263  
3. Academic factors Master 95 .0930 1.46130 1.029 193 .305
PhD 100 −.1257 1.50354  
4. Assessment factors Master 95 −.3876 2.17117 −2.554 193 .011*
PhD 100 .4326 2.30554  
5. Negative attitudes towards plagiarism Master 95 .0613 1.56009 .175 193 .862
PhD 100 .0219 1.58960  
  1. Note: M Mean, SD Standard Deviation, *Significant at .05 level, **Significant at .01 level