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Table 3 Results of EVA I: Overall evaluation of competencies

From: Work shadowing in dental teaching practices: evaluation results of a collaborative study between university and general dental practices

  Mean SD Mdn. Min. Max.
Self-assessment of students prior to work shadowing 2.93 0.52 2.95 1.67 4.54
Self-assessment of students post work shadowing 2.22 0.39 2.20 1.33 3.05
Overall improvement of competencies 0.71* 0.43 0.67 0.00 2.23
External assessment by dentist after work shadowing 1.89 0.47 1.79 1.00 3.14
∆ Assessment (self-assessment – external assessment) 0.33* 0.36 0.29 −0.25 1.46
  1. 1 = ‘excellent‘, 2 = ‘good‘, 3 = ‘satisfactory’, 4 = ‘sufficient’, 5 = ‘insufficient‘, 6 = ‘failed’,  = equals, ∆ = difference, *p < .05