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Table 4 Factorial analysis comparing the professional area of preceptors

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

Factor Mean Score Providers (SD) Management (SD) Education (SD) Two or more fields (SD) p*
1 – Pedagogical Competence 35.0 42.6 (1.0) 44.0 (0.9) 43.2 (1.0) 44.6 (0.9) < 0.05
2 – Support and educational resources 21.0 18.9 (1.4) 21.2 (1.3) 22.5 (1.2) 20.3 (1.4) < 0.05
3 – Educational program planning 24.5 26.1 (1.3) 27.2 (1.7) 27.5 (1.2) 28.2 (1.2) < 0.05
4 – Teaching-service integration 10.5 12.6 (1.0) 12.9 (1.0) 12.2 (1.2) 13.0 (0.9) 0.095
5 – Student presence in a clinical setting 31.5 33.4 (1.4) 32.7 (1.4) 34.3 (1.3) 34.3 (1.4) 0.091
  1. Note. *ANOVA test