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Table 1 Mean times for academic activities for U.S. ( N= 410) and Indian ( N= 313) engineering students

From: Information literacy of U.S. and Indian engineering undergraduates

On average, each day I spend an average of ___ minutes

U.S.a

Indian

p-valueb

Doing homework

122.48

44.14

.001

Reading textbooks for my classes

36.68

42.28

.029

Reading other printed materials for my classes (e.g., novels, handouts)

19.86

32.26

.001

Answering assigned questions from the textbook

68.13

22.44

.001

Writing papers for my classes

16.89

14.26

.079

Working on projects for my classes

31.81

32.28

.284

  1. aU.S. data adapted from Taraban (2011). b p-values (two-sided) based on Mann–Whitney U test for differences between mean ranks. Significant values are bolded.