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Table 2 Bivariate analysis of factors associated with the decision-making subscales scores

From: Personality traits, emotional intelligence and decision-making styles in Lebanese universities medical students

VariableRationale styleIntuitive styleDependent styleSpontaneous styleAvoidant style
Gender
 Male13.62 ± 3.3815.63 ± 3.9815.54 ± 4.1213.69 ± 4.2811.79 ± 4.27
 Female12.64 ± 2.9416.37 ± 3.8915.53 ± 4.3913.38 ± 4.1712.95 ± 3.93
 p0.0060.1110.7850.5780.107
Chronic pain
 No13.28 ± 3.0616.04 ± 3.8815.88 ± 4.1013.70 ± 4.2312.12 ± 3.70
 Yes11.56 ± 3.5816.06 ± 4.4413.06 ± 4.6812.17 ± 3.9514.75 ± 15.90
 p0.0110.9620.0010.0110.036
Medications intake for mental illness
 No13.26 ± 2.9915.93 ± 3.8415.52 ± 4.1813.51 ± 4.1511.95 ± 3.53
 Yes11.58 ± 4.0916.94 ± 4.6315.61 ± 4.9513.58 ± 4.7916.30 ± 6.04
 p0.1290.1700.3590.885< 0.001
Governorate
 Beirut11.14 ± 3.6118.11 ± 4.6912.86 ± 5.0814.89 ± 4.0012.39 ± 5.47
 Mount Lebanon13.11 ± 2.4616.15 ± 3.1115.90 ± 3.8413.60 ± 3.6412.44 ± 3.03
 North12.70 ± 3.4416.23 ± 4.1215.47 ± 4.1213.80 ± 4.2213.12 ± 4.35
 South15.14 ± 3.2015.14 ± 3.6516.68 ± 3.8811.89 ± 4.4511.65 ± 4.63
 Bekaa13.06 ± 3.3814.48 ± 5.1515.30 ± 5.0213.21 ± 5.7111.85 ± 5.08
 p0.0010.0650.0270.0680.177
Monthly income
 Low (< 1000 $)12.48 ± 2.2316.81 ± 3.8215.10 ± 3.6513.33 ± 3.2912.71 ± 3.69
 Intermediate (1000–2000 $)13.64 ± 2.7215.62 ± 3.5916.17 ± 3.3513.41 ± 4.2712.85 ± 3.97
 High (> 2000 $)12.63 ± 3.5816.33 ± 4.2515.01 ± 5.0013.64 ± 4.3112.01 ± 4.28
 p0.0170.6690.1960.8060.146
Mother’s educational level
 Primary/ complementary13.88 ± 1.2214.88 ± 2.6215.76 ± 2.9313.29 ± 2.6213.59 ± 2.98
 High school13.83 ± 2.7415.77 ± 3.5315.13 ± 3.4413.23 ± 3.6613.06 ± 3.40
 Undergraduate diploma12.23 ± 3.7316.15 ± 5.2215.45 ± 5.6114.17 ± 5.2810.63 ± 4.24
 Graduate diploma12.86 ± 3.1916.17 ± 3.5416.10 ± 3.8913.25 ± 4.1712.76 ± 4.19
 Postgraduate diploma13.84 ± 2.7016.33 ± 3.2214.63 ± 3.7213.49 ± 3.3513.58 ± 4.01
 p0.0140.6040.5300.757< 0.001
Father’s education level
 Primary/ complementary13.84 ± 1.3715.08 ± 2.8315.53 ± 2.9413.79 ± 2.5212.68 ± 2.65
 High school13.73 ± 1.4114.57 ± 2.9416.40 ± 2.1313.37 ± 3.5412.67 ± 2.73
 Undergraduate diploma14.04 ± 3.8015.43 ± 5.1515.90 ± 5.1513.41 ± 5.7011.49 ± 4.58
 Graduate diploma12.25 ± 3.3916.46 ± 4.2815.31 ± 4.7713.96 ± 4.5012.05 ± 4.60
 Postgraduate diploma12.85 ± 3.2916.95 ± 3.0515.24 ± 4.1312.95 ± 3.6013.35 ± 4.04
 p0.0020.0080.5850.6970.019