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Table 1 Error disclosure performance rating scale score

From: Improving disclosure of medical error through educational program as a first step toward patient safety

  Response Medical interns Medical students p value*
Number of participants with actual SP encounter   6 10  
Explanation of medical facts regarding error, n (%) 1 0 0 1.000
2 0 0
3 4 (66.7) 6 (60.0)
4 2 (33.3) 4 (40.0)
5 0 0
Honesty and truthfulness, n (%) 1 0 0 1.000
2 0 0
3 3 (50.0) 6 (60.0)
4 3 (50.0) 4 (40.0)
5 0 0
Empathy, n (%) 1 0 0 1.000
2 0 0
3 3 (50.0) 4 (40.0)
4 4 (66.7) 6 (60.0)
5 0 0
Prevention of future errors, n (%) 1 6 (100.0) 10 (100.0) NA
2 0 0
3 0 0
4 0 0
5 0 0
General communication skills, n (%) 1 0 0 0.608
2 0 0
3 2 (33.3) 6 (60.0)
4 4 (66.7) 4 (40.0)
5 0 0
  1. *P-values are calculated using Fisher’s exact test