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Table 4 The influence of educational states

From: Institutional factors affecting participation in national faculty development programs: a nation-wide investigation of medical schools

Variable    Cumulative participants from 2007 to 2015
Values p-value
Size of a classa    0.142 0.382
Length of formal curriculum (weeks)a    −0.189 0.248
DME Establishmentb Not established yet 38.64 ± 30.32 0.566c
Established 44.0 ± 26.53
Established year of DMEa   0.397 0.045
Number of full-time facultya Total number of full-time faculty   0.167 0.302
Total faculty < median   0.460 0.041
Total faculty ≥ median   0.267 0.256
Proportion of full-time faculty who graduated from their own medical schoola Proportion of alumni faculty   0.008 0.961
Proportion < 50%   0.165 0.476
Proportion ≥ 50%   −0.670 0.006
  1. DME department of medical education
  2. a Pearson correlation with cumulative participants from 2007 to 2015; b Mean ± SD c independent sample t-test