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Table 2 Respondents to the password manager survey were asked to agree with each statement on a scale of 1 = “Strongly disagree” to 5 = “Strongly agree”

From: An investigation into users’ considerations towards using password managers

Statement Users Non-users U test
Mean (med.) Mean (med.) U Sig.
I am doing a good job of protecting my computer security 4.05 (4) 3.77 (4) 6241 0.005
I could do more to protect my accounts 3.56 (4) 3.68 (4) 7352.5 0.628
I do not have time to pay attention to security 1.96 (2) 2.09 (2) 7030.5 0.266
I do not feel my accounts are likely to be hacked 3.23 (3) 3.15 (3) 7100 0.472
I do not know where to get computer security advice 1.83 (2) 2.08 (2) 6603 0.084
I am knowledgeable about computer security 3.91 (4) 3.64 (4) 6469 0.031
I care about computer security 4.16 (4) 4.19 (4) 7297 0.625
I trust my computer 3.66 (4) 3.72 (4) 7315.5 0.58
  1. Average and median response rating for each group is shown along with the resulting U statistic and significance value of a Mann–Whitney U test comparing responses for each statement between the groups