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Table 2 Comparison of perception towards narrative medicine between students of Medicine department and Chinese Medicine department

From: Different perceptions of narrative medicine between Western and Chinese medicine students

Factors Department N Mean SD
Personal attitude (4 items, Item 1–4) MS 270 3.26 1.028
TCMS 142 3.52 0.906
Self-development/Reflection (3 items, Item 6–8) MS 270 3.74 0.908
TCMS 142 3.98 0.774
Emotional benefit (2 items, Item 9–10) MS 270 3.10 1.061
TCMS 142 3.34 1.033
Total (9 items) MS 270 3.39 1.030
TCMS 142 3.63 0.930
  1. MS medical student, TCMS traditional Chinese medical student