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Table 4 Mean, SD of items and their loading on each component of “what GP/FM is more likely to offer than other medical professions”

From: Medical students’ attitudes towards and views of general practice careers in Singapore: a cross-sectional survey and qualitative analysis

  Mean SD Component loadings
1. Ambivalent attributes 2. Potential limitations 3. Potential strengths
Teamwork 3.42 0.99 .838   
Ample professional and collegiate support 3.49 0.88 .650   
Research opportunities 2.72 0.91 .636   
Career development opportunities 3.04 0.90 .576   
Opportunities to innovate 2.98 0.95 .551   
job satisfaction 3.65 1.02 .524   
Higher income 2.96 0.90   .937  
Professional status 3.05 0.93   .604  
Reasonable working hours 4.65 0.60    .794
Close relationship with patients 4.61 0.64    .747
Variance explained    32.4% 14.1% 10.6%
  1. For Mean and SD, 1 = strongly disagree, 5 = strongly agree