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Table 12 Independent-samples test

From: Examining the differences between the motivations of traditional and entrepreneurial scientists

Independent-samples test
  Levene’s test for equality of variances t test for equality of means
F Sig. t df Sig. (2-tailed) Mean difference Std. error difference 95 % confidence interval of the difference
Lower Upper
Research experience at a higher education institution Equal variances assumed .000 .985 −.016 314 .988 −.03621 2.31726 −4.59554 4.52312
Equal variances not assumed    −.015 32.172 .988 −.03621 2.37047 −4.86369 4.79127
Research experience at a company Equal variances assumed 3.524 .061 −2.906 320 .004 −2.42156 .83326 −4.06091 −.78221
Equal variances not assumed    −2.383 31.505 .023 −2.42156 1.01606 −4.49247 −.35065
Managerial experience at a company Equal variances assumed 2.671 .103 −2.076 319 .039 −1.64939 .79448 −3.21246 −.08631
Equal variances not assumed    −1.723 31.623 .095 −1.64939 .95739 −3.60044 .30166
  1. Source: authors’ compilation