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Table 1 A comparison of role stress scores among medical schools.

From: Organizational role stress among medical school faculty members in Iran: dealing with role conflict

Role Stress Dimensions Isfahan Medical School Urmia Medical School Lorestan Medical School Total Norm score Statistical Inference
Total Stress Score 73.5
SD ± 32.6
71.7
SD ± 29.1
72.5
SD ± 25.4
73.0
SD ± 30.8
Mean = 51
Low = 25
Median = 45
High = 82
High
Inter-Role Distance 8.7
SD ± 5.0
8.4
SD ± 4.6
10.2
SD ± 4.4
8.9
SD ± 4.8
Mean = 5
Low = 2
Median = 5
High = 8
High
Role Stagnation 8.0
SD ± 4.8
8.0
SD ± 4.5
7.6
SD ± 3.4
7.9
SD ± 4.5
Mean = 5
Low = 2
Median = 5
High = 8
High
Role-Expectation Conflict 8.8
SD ± 4.3
9.0
SD ± 4.3
7.6
SD ± 3.9
8.6
SD ± 4.3
Mean = 4.3
Low = 2
Median = 4
High = 7
High
Role Erosion 7.8
SD ± 4.2
7.5
SD ± 3.2
8.3
SD ± 3.5
7.8
SD ± 3.9
Mean = 9.3
Low = 7
Median = 9
High = 12
Low
Role Overload 6.9
SD ± 4.5
7.1
SD ± 4.7
7.0
SD ± 3.9
7.0
SD ± 4.5
Mean = 3.3
Low = 1
Median = 3
High = 6
High
Role Isolation 9.3
SD ± 4.4
8.6
SD ± 4.0
8.9
SD ± 3.9
9.1
SD ± 4.3
Mean = 6
Low = 3
Median = 6
High = 9
High
Personal Inadequacy 5.6
SD ± 3.7
5.4
SD ± 3.5
4.6
SD ± 3.6
5.4
SD ± 3.7
Mean = 4.6
Low = 2
Median = 4
High = 8
Median
Self/Role Conflict 4.9
SD ± 4.0
5.0
SD ± 3.9
4.6
SD ± 3.2
4.8
SD ± 3.9
Mean = 5.6
Low = 3
Median = 5
High = 9
Median
Role Ambiguity 5.5
SD ± 4.6
5.0
SD ± 3.5
4.7
SD ± 3.8
5.2
SD ± 4.2
Mean = 3.6
Low = 1
Median = 3
High = 7
Median
Resource Inadequacy 7.8
SD ± 4.1
8.3
SD ± 3.7
8.7
SD ± 4.0
8.1
SD ± 4.0
Mean = 5
Low = 2
Median = 5
High = 8
High