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Table 5 Agreement with and fulfillment of the Physician Charter and their difference among 748 Chinese medical students

From: Chinese medical students’ agreement with and fulfillment of the Physician Charter

Item Agreement Fulfillment Gap
Mean(SD) Mean(SD) Mean(SD)
Overall 111.07 (20.23) 88.22 (21.31) 22.84 (16.83)
Fundamental Principles
 P1 7.57 (2.25) 5.71 (2.08) 1.86 (2.13)
 P2 8.11 (2.03) 6.63 (2.08) 1.47 (2.08)
 P3 8.76 (1.78) 6.66 (2.04) 2.10 (1.89)
Professional Responsibilities
 R1 8.86 (1.81) 7.00(2.04) 1.86 (1.91)
 R2 8.54 (1.81) 6.86 (2.06) 1.68 (1.87)
 R3 8.88 (1.72) 7.60 (2.14) 1.27 (1.61)
 R4 8.45 (1.90) 7.05 (2.06) 1.39 (1.60)
 R5 8.84 (1.72) 7.17 (1.97) 1.67 (1.58)
 R6 8.39 (2.09) 6.27 (2.22) 2.11 (2.00)
 R7 8.43 (2.07) 6.17 (2.26) 2.26 (2.20)
 R8 8.80 (1.76) 7.02 (2.07) 1.77 (1.76)
 R9 8.47 (2.01) 6.50 (2.25) 1.96 (1.92)
 R10 9.00 (1.64) 7.58 (2.04) 1.41 (1.56)
  1. Agreement and fulfillment of each principle or responsibility defined in the Physician Charter was scored with 10-point Likert scales. All differences between agreement and fulfillment are statistically significant at p < 0.001