Table. 5.

Table. 5.

The relationship between general characteristics and occupational preferences

Job preference

Honor Vocation & interest Stability & development Working environment




M±SD t/F (p) M±SD t/F (p) M±SD t/F (p) M±SD t/F (p)
Academic year Freshman 3.09±0.53 0.854 (0.466) 3.40±0.60 0.097 (0.962) 3.60±0.59 0.589
(0.623)
3.52±0.47 0.141 (0.935)
Sophomore 3.03±0.64 - 3.45±0.64 - 3.68±0.54 - 3.50±0.56 -
Junior 2.96±0.74 - 3.45±0.71 - 3.74±0.63 - 3.53±0.53 -
Senior 3.21±0.69 - 3.37±0.55 - 3.63±0.61 - 3.45±0.50 -
Growth area Metropolitan city 2.91±0.77 0.730 (0.535) 3.41±0.91 0.590 (0.622) 3.77±0.54 0.223
(0.880)
3.58±0.57 0.519 (0.670)
City 3.04±0.66 - 3.42±0.61 - 3.67±0.61 - 3.50±0.52 -
Country 3.13±0.62 - 3.49±0.76 - 3.71±0.47 - 3.49±0.42 -
Town 2.77±0.51 - 3.77±0.59 - 3.70±0.33 - 3.72±0.74 -
High school General high schoool 2.97±0.63 −2.797**(0.006) 3.39±0.64 −2.177* (0.030) 3.65±0.59 −2.315*
(0.021)
3.49±0.50 −1.564 (0.124)
Vocational high school 3.28±0.78 - 3.63±0.68 - 3.88±0.57 3.65±0.63
Degree of application for major department First choice 3.08±0.67 0.846 (0.430) 3.48±0.61 1.144 (0.320) 3.77±0.56 3.310*
(0.038)
3.57±0.53a 5.006** (0.007)
Second choice 2.98±0.53 - 3.33±0.58 - 3.54±0.56 b<a,c 3.34±0.45b b<a,c
Not department applied for 2.95±0.79 - 3.46±0.81 - 3.67±0.66 - 3.59±0.56c -
Total 3.02±0.66 3.43±0.66 3.69±0.59 3.51±0.52

*p<0.05, **p<0.01.

aFist choice, bsecond choice, cnot department.

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