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Table 5 Descriptive statistics for the 5-factor solution

From: Developing a clinical teaching quality questionnaire for use in a university osteopathic pre-registration teaching program

Item Mean SD Median Min Max Range
Treated me with respect 4.40 0.97 5 1 5 4
Maintained a positive attitude towards me 4.37 0.92 5 1 5 4
Fostered an environment of respect in which I felt comfortable participating 4.16 1.10 5 1 5 4
Established a good learning environment (approachable, focused, nonthreatening, professional and enthusiastic) 4.19 1.07 5 1 5 4
Demonstrated humanistic attitudes in relating to patients (integrity, compassion and respect) 4.41 0.81 5 1 5 4
Was approachable for discussion 4.38 0.94 5 1 5 4
Showed genuine concern for my professional well-being 3.24 0.89 3 1 4 3
Had reasonable expectations of students 3.23 0.87 3 1 4 3
Has good communication skills 4.19 1.02 5 1 5 4
Is open to student questions and alternative approaches to patient management 4.21 0.99 5 1 5 4
Gave me the opportunity to offer opinions on patient problems or treatment 4.34 0.89 5 1 5 4
Adjusted teaching to my needs (experience, competence, interest) 4.05 0.97 4 1 5 4
Is an effective clinical teacher 4.23 1.04 5 1 5 4
Encouraged me to think 4.24 0.86 4 1 5 4
Promoted reflection on clinical practice 4.19 0.85 4 1 5 4
Emphasises a problem-solving approach rather than solutions 4.11 0.93 4 1 5 4
Asked questions that promote learning (clarifies, probes, reflective questions etc.) 4.12 0.93 4 1 5 4
Asked questions to enhance my learning 4.18 0.93 4 1 5 4
Encouraged questions and active participation 4.17 0.88 4 1 5 4
Stimulates me to learn independently 4.03 0.9 4 1 5 4
Gave timely feedback to me 3.95 1.03 4 1 5 4
Gave me regular, useful feedback about my knowledge and performance 3.79 1.03 4 1 5 4
Offered me suggestions for improvement when required 4.14 0.89 4 1 5 4
Identified areas needing improvement 3.93 0.95 4 1 5 4
Identified my strengths 3.72 1.04 4 1 5 4
Explained to me why I was correct or incorrect 3.09 0.93 3 1 4 3
Promoted keeping of medical records in a way that is thorough, legible, efficient and organised 4.20 0.82 4 1 5 4
Encouraged me to assume responsibility for patient care 3.39 0.69 3.5 1 4 3
Demonstrates knowledge of current medical and manual therapy literature 4.23 0.86 4 1 5 4
Demonstrated osteopathic, clinical examination and rehabilitation knowledge and skill(s) 4.39 0.82 5 1 5 4