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Table 1 Reliability of the dependent variables

From: Promoting medical competencies through international exchange programs: benefits on communication and effective doctor-patient relationships

Dependent variable Number of items Cronbach’s α
Tuning skills   
Apply ethical and legal principles in medical practice 6 α = .69
Assess psychological and social aspects of a patient’s illness 5 α = .77
Lead into effectively in a medical context 2 α = .62
Carry out a consultation with a patient 5 α = .77
Outcomes for medical professionalism   
Professional attributes 7 α = .71
Professional working 9 α = .76
The doctor as expert 5 α = .67
The global doctor 4 α = .78