Table 2

Student agreement with statements about the role of family medicine in Spain
Do you believe that family medicine in Spain: Score (*) Agreement (**)
Mean SD % 95% CI
Has an essential social function 5.1 1.1 89.8 89.0 90.6
Is a pleasant working environment 3.9 1.3 63.6 62.3 64.9
Has a high social status 3.4 1.2 44.9 43.5 46.3
Is an attractive option 3.2 1.4 40.9 39.5 42.3
Has a high status within the medical profession 2.7 1.0 18.7 17.6 19.8
Provides a high salary in comparison with other specialties 2.7 1.3 23.4 22.2 24.6
Is an interesting specialty from a research perspective 2.6 1.1 18.0 16.9 19.1
Has a level of scientific prestige equivalent to other specialties 2.5 1.2 15.9 14.9 16.9

SD: Standard deviation; 95%CI: 95% confidence interval.

(*) Score on a Likert scale from 1 to 6 points.

(**) Score equal to or greater than 4.

Zurro et al.

Zurro et al. BMC Family Practice 2012 13:47   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-13-47

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