Table 6

Specific medical school factors (percentage of students)

Before (%)

After (%)

Statistics


Question

SA

MA

MD

SD

SA

MA

MD

SD

Z

p


24. Teaching of psychiatry at my medical school is interesting and of good quality.

17.7

54.2

15.7

12.4

46.4

45.1

7.2

1.3

5.64

.0000

25. During my psychiatry rotation, psychiatry residents were good role models.

26. Attending psychiatrists during my psychiatry rotation were good role models.

27. Most psychiatrists at my medical school are clear, logical thinkers.

21.6

52.3

26.1

0.0

48.4

47

3.9

0.7

5.24

.0000

28. Most nonpsychiatry and house staff at my medical school are respectful of psychiatry.

10.5

47.7

26.8

15

22.9

56.8

18.3

2

4.53

.0000

29. Although I am interested in psychiatry, no effort was made to encourage my becoming a psychiatrist at my medical school.

24.2

32

23.5

20.3

4.6

23.5

39.9

32

4.82

.0000


SA = Strongly agree; MA = Moderately agree; MD = Moderately disagree; SD = Strongly disagree.

Xavier and Almeida BMC Medical Education 2010 10:56   doi:10.1186/1472-6920-10-56

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