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Table 2 Comparison of the respondents' perceptions per location on level of preparedness in the different competencies

From: The influence of the cultural climate of the training environment on physicians' self-perception of competence and preparedness for practice

Competency District Teaching Hospital Setting N Mean SD Range 95% CI
Medical Expert Netherlands 16 2.84 0.72 2.50 2.46–3.23
  Curaçao 17 2.78 0.55 2.25 2.50–3.06
Communicator Netherlands 16 3.25 0.68 2.00 2.89–3.61
  Curaçao 17 2.87 0.52 1.75 2.60–3.13
Collaborator Netherlands 16 2.86 0.64 2.25 2.52–3.20
  Curaçao 17 2.75 0.56 2.00 2.46–3.03
Scholar Netherlands 16 2.36 1.02 4.00 1.81–2.90
  Curaçao 17 2.88 0.70 2.50 2.52–3.24
Health Advocate Netherlands 16 2.81 0.83 2.50 2.37–3.25
  Curaçao 17 3.00 0.50 2.00 2.74–3.26
Manager* Netherlands 16 1.81 1.06 3.75 1.25–2.38
  Curaçao 17 2.72 0.66 2.25 2.38–3.06
Professional Netherlands 16 3.12 0.74 2.25 2.73–3.52
  Curaçao 17 2.99 0.52 2.00 2.72–3.25
Level of Preparedness Netherlands 16 2.86 0.72 2.40 2.43–3.15
  Curaçao 17 2.93 0.47 1.76 2.69–3.17
  1. Scale: (1 = totally disagree, 2 = disagree, 3 = agree, 4 = totally agree)
  2. * = The difference between the means was significant (p = 0.006)
  3. = Best predictors of level of preparedness using multiple linear regression (R2 = 0.78)