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Table 2 Pre-Intervention intern survey

From: A randomized trial of an intervention to improve resident-fellow teaching interactions on the wards

  Control   Intervention   P-value
N = 30 N = 29
  Yes No Yes No  
Direct communication ≥50 % of the time 18 (60 %) 12 (40 %) 23 (79 %) 6 (21 %) 0.11
In-person communication ≥50 % of interactions 4 (13 %) 26 (87 %) 6 (21 %) 23 (79 %) 0.51
Frequency of teaching ≥ 50 % of interactions 4 (13 %) 26 (87 %) 7 (25 %) 22 (75 %) 0.33
Initiate interaction >50 % of the time 17 (57 %) 13 (43 %) 12 (41 %) 17 (59 %) 0.24
Learn new facts >50 % of the time 16 (53 %) 14 (47 %) 17 (59 %) 12 (41 %) 0.68
Amount of teaching (just the right amount or more) 8 (27 %) 22 (73 %) 7 (24 %) 22 (76 %) 0.82
Share teaching points with the team (often, most of the time) 17 (57 %) 13 (43 %) 18 (62 %) 11 (38 %) 0.67
Find sharing of teaching points with team helpful (agree or strongly agree) 28 (97 %) 2 (3 %) 28 (97 %) 1 (3 %) 1.00
Pushback in <15 % of consults 14 (47 %) 16 (53 %) 11 (38 %) 18 (62 %) 0.50
Comfort asking questions (comfortable, very comfortable) 17 (57 %) 13 (43 %) 17 (59 %) 12 (41 %) 0.88
Overall communication (very good, excellent) 6 (20 %) 24 (80 %) 8 (29 %) 21 (71 %) 0.45