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Table 2 Grade of correct, underestimated and overestimated rate of miscarriage

From: University students’ awareness of causes and risk factors of miscarriage: a cross-sectional study

Rate Underestimated, n (%) Correct (20%), n (%) Overestimated, n (%) p-value
Total 295 (39.9) 149 (20.1) 296 (40.0)  
Sex
 Female 192 (33.4) 125 (21.8) 257 (44.8) < 0.001
 Male 103 (62.0) 24 (14.5) 39 (23.5)  
Age
  ≤ 20 66 (38.6) 32 (18.7) 73 (42.7) 0.803
 21–22 118 (41.8) 54 (19.1) 110 (39.0)  
  ≥ 23 111 (38.7) 63 (22.0) 113 (39.4)  
Discipline
 Medicine and Health 92 (38.8) 52 (21.9) 93 (39.2) 0.207
 Arts and Social Science 68 (34.0) 45 (22.5) 87 (43.5)  
 Engineering & Food Science 95 (47.3) 33 (16.4) 73 (36.3)  
 Business and Commerce & Law 40 (39.2) 19 (18.6) 43 (42.2)  
Known someone*
 Do not know anyone 50 (58.8) 9 (10.6) 26 (30.6) < 0.001
 Myself, partner, family or friends 181 (37.2) 114 (23.4) 192 (39.4)  
 Celebrities 29 (29.0) 16 (16.0) 55 (55.0)  
  1. *Missing data (n = 72)