Attitudes Toward Mathematics | Distribution of responses (%) | p* | |||

Male (n = 15) | Female (n = 121) | ||||

I find mathematics interesting^ | At1 | Disagree | 20 | 24 | 0.082 |

Neutral | 13 | 38 | |||

Agree | 67 | 38 | |||

I enjoy solving problems | At2 | Disagree | 20 | 27 | 0.114 |

Neutral | 13 | 34 | |||

Agree | 67 | 39 | |||

I do not struggle with mathematics | At3 | Disagree | 20 | 44 | 0.055 |

Neutral | 27 | 32 | |||

Agree | 53 | 24 | |||

New mathematical concepts are usually easy to understand | At4 | Disagree | 47 | 36 | 0.381 |

Neutral | 27 | 45 | |||

Agree | 27 | 19 | |||

Mathematics can be fun^ | At5 | Disagree | 13 | 15 | 0.292 |

Neutral | 20 | 38 | |||

Agree | 67 | 47 | |||

Everyone can succeed at mathematics | At6 | Disagree | 13 | 20 | 0.590 |

Neutral | 27 | 36 | |||

Agree | 60 | 45 | |||

I can grasp mathematics concepts easily | At7 | Disagree | 13 | 26 | 0.125 |

Neutral | 7 | 22 | |||

Agree | 80 | 51 | |||

I attempt mathematics, even if it is hard^ | At8 | Disagree | 7 | 27 | 0.162 |

Neutral | 13 | 18 | |||

Agree | 80 | 55 | |||

I enjoyed mathematics at school^ | At9 | Disagree | 20 | 33 | 0.513 |

Neutral | 40 | 29 | |||

Agree | 40 | 38 | |||

I feel that I was successful in mathematics | At10 | Disagree | 13 | 35 | 0.092 |

Neutral | 27 | 33 | |||

Agree | 60 | 32 |