Table 4: T-test comparing means of empathy score between the current study and selected other studies.

Study Number of Nursing Students Empathy Mean Score Standard Deviation t-Value P Value
Current study 202 92.9 16.4
Williams, Brown, Boyle, McKenna, Palermo, & Etherington. 411 104 14.40 -8.56 0.000
Williams, Brown, McKenna, Boyle, Palermo, & Nestel, et al. 247 108.43 12.76 -11.28 0.000
McKenna, Boyle, Brown, Williams, Molloy, & Lewis, et al. 106 107.34 13.74 -7.74 0.000
Ward, Schaal, Sullivan, Bowen, Erdmann, & Hojat. 333 114 11.50 -17.45 0.000
Fields, Mahan, Tillman, Harris, Maxwell, & Hojat. 285 111.5 12.20 -14.34 0.000
Wilson, Prescott, &Becket. 96 104.96 13.40 -6.27 0.000

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