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Table 2 Factorial analysis comparing country regions

From: Preceptors’ perception of their role as educators and professionals in a health system

Factor Mean Score Region p*
Northeast (SD) North (SD) Midwest (SD) Southeast (SD) South (SD)
1 – Pedagogical Competence 35.0 44.6 (0.9) 44.5 (0.8) 43.1 (1.0) 42.1 (1.0) 42.8 (0.9) < 0.05
2 – Support and educational resources 21.0 20.9 (1.4) 20.0 (1.4) 20.0 (1.4) 19.4 (1.4) 20.0 (1.3) 0.198
3 – Educational program planning 24.5 28.1 (1.2) 27.9 (1.2) 26.9 (1.3) 24.6 (1.4) 26.8 (1.2) < 0.05
4 – Teaching-service integration 10.5 12.8 (1.1) 12.8 (1.0) 12.6 (1.0) 12.5 (1.0) 12.7 (1.0) 0.872
5 – Student presence in a clinical setting 31.5 35.3 (1.3) 33.4 (1.4) 33.8 (1.4) 31.7 (1.4) 33.3 (1.4) < 0.05
  1. Note. *ANOVA test