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Table 3 Factorial analysis comparing preceptors’ professional fields

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

Factor Mean Score Nurs (SD) Phy (SD) Phys (SD) Soc (SD) Psyc. (SD) Pharm (SD) Dent (SD) Other (SD) p*
1 – Pedagogical Competence 35.0 43.3 (1.0) 42.9 (1.0) 44.4 (0.8) 46.3 (0.7) 43.5 (0.9) 41.9 (1.1) 44.1 (0.9) 43.1 (0.9) < 0.05
2 – Support and educational resources 21.0 19.9 (1.4) 18.4 (1.5) 20.6 (1.4) 21.0 (1.4) 21.4 (1.3) 16.6 (1.4) 22.8 (1.2) 20.6 (1.4) < 0.05
3 – Educational program planning 24.5 27.0 (1.3) 27.4 (1.2) 28.0 (1.2) 27.3 (1.1) 28.0 (1.1) 24.5 (1.5) 28.8 (1.1) 25.9 (1.2) < 0.05
4 – Teaching-service integration 10.5 13.0 (1.0) 12.5 (1.1) 12,7 (0.9) 13.2 (1.0) 12.6 (0.9) 12.4 (1.2) 13.3 (0,8) 12.0 (1.1) 0.062
5 – Student presence in a clinical setting 31.5 34.1 (1.3) 33.6 (1.5) 34.3 (1.4) 34.1 (1.5) 33.5 (1.4) 32.6 (1.5) 34.2 (1.4) 33.1 (1.3) 0.786
  1. Note. *ANOVA test. Nur Nurses, Phy Physicians, Phys Physiotherapists, Soc Social workers, Psy Psychologists, Pharm Pharmacists, Dent Dentists