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Table 1 Means and standard deviations of the interest scales and covariates

From: Simulation of vocational activities: experimental evidence of (no) changes in vocational interests

  Experimental group (n = 131) Control group (n = 119)
Pretest Posttest Pretest Posttest
M SD M SD M SD M SD
Practical interests (SDS)
 Males 6.19 3.72 5.62 4.03 4.54 3.74 4.76 4.47
 Females 1.28 2.27 1.25 2.50 0.90 1.82 0.75 2.26
Artistic interests (SDS)
 Males 3.21 3.01 3.55 3.36 3.59 3.07 3.41 3.20
 Females 6.08 3.63 5.97 3.60 5.90 3.67 6.20 3.96
Practical interests (DŠVZ)
 Males 2.48 0.76 2.38 0.79 2.24 0.76 2.29 0.85
 Females 1.55 0.44 1.58 0.55 1.51 0.41 1.65 0.52
Artistic interests (DŠVZ)
 Males 1.64 0.73 1.79 0.82 1.76 0.71 1.88 0.76
 Females 2.53 0.98 2.43 0.96 2.57 0.92 2.54 0.94
Certainty of vocational choice
 Males 6.11 2.38    6.38 1.56   
 Females 5.78 2.20    6.17 2.19   
Low motivation
 Males 1.93 0.82    1.93 0.86   
 Females 1.80 0.64    1.79 0.74