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Table 6 Future of primary care

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

  Mean SD Loading on single component
More doctors will be working in primary care 7.80 1.52 .669
More care will be delivered in community settings 7.78 1.61 .849
GPs’ and FPs’ roles will be expanded 7.32 1.87 .798
Patients will increasingly opt for primary care settings for chronic care 6.91 1.99 .783
Career prospects in GP/FM in Singapore are improving 6.55 1.95 .701
Variance explained    58.2%
  1. For Mean and SD, 0 = least likely, 10 = most likely