Table. 4.

Table. 4.

The relationship between general characteristics and empathy

Variables Classification N Empathic ability

Cognitive-empathic ability Emotional-empathic ability


M±SD t/F (p) M±SD t/F (p)
Academic year Freshman 47 (19.2) 3.45±0.47 1.567 (0.198) 3.40±0.44 0.201 (0.895)
Sophomore 88 (35.9) 3.57±0.50 3.46±0.49
Junior 96 (39.2) 3.58±0.52 3.41±0.51
Growth area Senior 14 (5.7) 3.34±0.49 3.42±0.43
Metropolitan city 27 (11.0) 3.58±0.52 1.562 (0.199) 3.51±0.43 0.437 (0.727)
City 195 (79.6) 3.53±0.50 3.41±0.50
Country 17 (6.9) 3.47±0.49 3.45±0.47
Town 6 (2.4) 3.95±0.60 3.49±0.47
High school General high schoool 203 (82.9) 3.53±0.49 −0.758 (0.449) 3.43±0.48 0.237 (0.813)
Vocational high school 42 (17.1) 3.60±0.57 3.41±0.54
Degree of application for major department First choice 127 (51.8) 3.56±0.50 0.653 (0.521) 3.48±0.48 2.516 (0.083)
Second choice 63 (25.7) 3.56±0.42 3.41±0.42
Not department applied for 55 (22.4) 3.47±0.60 3.31±0.55
Total 245 (100.0) 3.54±0.51 3.42±0.49
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