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Table 3 Differences between mentors and postgraduates regarding pharmacy mentors’ competence

From: Competence of pharmacy mentors: a survey of the perceptions of pharmacy postgraduates and their mentors

Subscale Mentors (n = 108) Postgraduates (n = 108) T p
Research competence 64.796 ± 7.101 62.278 ± 11.431 1.945 0.053
Educational competence 30.815 ± 5.554 28.213 ± 7.557 2.883 0.004
Supportive competence 24.639 ± 5.623 27.324 ± 6.014 −3.389 0.001
Communication competence 28.630 ± 3.909 27.870 ± 5.516 1.167 0.245
Academic achievement 23.833 ± 5.666 23.824 ± 6.433 0.011 0.991
Professional knowledge 28.769 ± 4.765 28.407 ± 5.307 0.526 0.599
  1. Values are expressed as the means of three replicates with standard deviations (Mean ± SD).