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Table 2 Cross-Comparison of PGY Groups on Evaluation Dimensions

From: The development and use of a pharmacist-specific Mini-CEX for postgraduate year trainees in Taiwan

Evaluation Dimensions Overall
(N = 53)
PGY1
(n = 25)
PGY2
(n = 20)
C-PGY
(n = 8)
p value Post-hoc
Pharmacology Knowledge 7.1 (0.9) 6.9 (1.0) 7.5 (0.4) 7.1 (0.3) .12  
Patient Care Knowledge 7.1 (1.0) 6.6 (1.0) 7.4 (0.9) 7.3 (0.9) .08  
Medication Consulting Skills 7.0 (1.0) 6.6 (1.1) 7.0 (1.4) 7.7 (1.0) .17  
Health Professional Education Skills 6.8 (1.6) 6.5 (1.1) 7.0 (1.5) 7.2 (1.0) .42  
Management of Drug Distribution 6.9 (1.1) 6.5 (1.2) 7.1 (1.4) 7.3 (0.6) .13  
Organization and Efficiency 6.7 (1.1) 6.2 (1.1) 7.1 (1.2) 7.2 (0.7) .03 PGY2 > PGY1*; C-PGY > PGY1*
Professionalism 7.0 (1.1) 6.5 (1.2) 7.5 (0.8) 7.5 (0.8) .07  
Communication Skills 7.2 (1.0) 6.6 (1.2) 7.8 (0.8) 7.5 (1.1) .00 PGY2 > PGY1*
Overall Performance 7.0 (1.1) 6.5 (1.3) 7.4 (0.8) 7.6 (0.6) .01 PGY2 > PGY1*; C-PGY > PGY1*
Observation Time 14.3 (10.1) 12.9 (7.6) 17.0 (13.7) 12.5 (5.1) .40  
Feedback Time 6.7 (4.1) 7.5 (4.6) 6.3 (4.4) 5.6 (0.8) .58  
  1. Note: Mean (SD), C-PGY = Completed PGY training within the past year