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Table 6 Independent samples t-test (gender)

From: User characteristics that influence judgment of social engineering attacks in social networks

  Levene’s test t-test for equality of means Supported hypothesis   Levene’s test t-test for equality of means Supported hypothesis
F Sig. t Sig. F Sig. t Sig.
Per_T Trust_M
 Equal variances assumed .002 .964 − .153 .880 Null  Equal variances assumed 1.68 .208 − 1.80 .084 Null
 Equal variances not assumed    − .158 .876    Equal variances not assumed    − 2.24 .035  
Age Motivation
 Equal variances assumed .121 .731 .523 .606 Null  Equal variances assumed .341 .565 − 1.59 .126 Null
 Equal variances not assumed    .496 .628    Equal variances not assumed    − 1.64 .118  
Gender Risk
 Equal variances assumed .269 .609 − .305 .763 Null  Equal variances assumed 7.23 .013 − 1.67 .107  
 Equal variances not assumed    − .305 .764    Equal variances not assumed    − 2.07 .050 Alternative
Education Self_effic
 Equal variances assumed .126 .725 .537 .596 Null  Equal variances assumed 6.52 .017 − 1.62 .118  
 Equal variances not assumed    .551 .588    Equal variances not assumed    − 1.91 .068 Null
Comp_K Severity
 Equal variances assumed .185 .671 .919 .367 Null  Equal variances assumed 7.75 .010 − 1.76 .091  
 Equal variances not assumed    .907 .378    Equal variances not assumed    − 2.03 .054 Alternative
Culture Likelihood
 Equal variances assumed .040 .843 − .153 .879 Null  Equal variances assumed .826 .372 − .669 .510 Null
 Equal variances not assumed    − .149 .883    Equal variances not assumed    − .711 .486  
No_frind Past_exp
 Equal variances assumed .604 .445 − 2.27 .033 Alternative  Equal variances assumed 1.70 .204 .109 .914 Null
 Equal variances not assumed    − 2.56 .018    Equal variances not assumed    .122 .904  
Frq_use Priv_awar
 Equal variances assumed 3.66 .068 − 3.36 .003 Alternative  Equal variances assumed 1.23 .278 − .714 .482 Null
 Equal variances not assumed    − 4.19 .000    Equal variances not assumed    − .795 .435  
Trust_P Sec_awar
 Equal variances assumed 3.77 .064 − 1.87 .074 Null  Equal variances assumed 1.72 .202 − .571 .573 Null
 Equal variances not assumed    − 2.14 .043    Equal variances not assumed    − .671 .509