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Table 3 Frequency of use of selected skills

From: Practicing doctors' perceptions on new learning objectives for Vietnamese medical schools

Skills belonging to discipline No. of skills Frequency score (Mean ± SD) Percentile distribution
    P50 P25 P10 P5
1. Basic 11 3.7 ± 1.9 4 5 6 6
2. Infectious Diseases 2 3.2 ± 1.9 4 5 6 6
3. Internal Medicine 4 2.6 ± 1.8 3 4 5 6
4. Nutrition and Food Safety 2 2.3 ± 1.6 3 4 5 6
5. Paediatrics 8 2.3 ± 1.8 2 4 5 6
6. ENT 8 2.2 ± 1.7 2 4 5 5
7. Surgery 12 2.0 ± 1.7 2 3 4 5
8. Obstetrics & Gynaecology 15 1.7 ± 1.9 1 3 5 6
9. Tuberculosis 3 1.6 ± 1.5 1 3 4 5
10. Odontostomatology 4 1.5 ± 1.5 1 3 4 4
11. Psychiatry 5 1.4 ± 1.4 1 2 4 4
12. Health Management 9 1.3 ± 1.5 1 2 3 4
13. Dermatology 2 1.2 ± 1.3 1 2 3 4
14. Ophthalmology 8 1.2 ± 1.5 1 2 3 4
15. Epidemiology 8 1.1 ± 1.3 1 2 3 4
16. Health Education 3 1.1 ± 1.3 1 2 3 4
17. Parasitology 2 0.8 ± 1.4 0 1 3 4
18. Traditional Medicine 2 0.8 ± 1.3 0 1 3 4
19. Environmental Health 6 0.7 ± 1.2 0 1 3 3
Total 114