Table 3

Weighted z –scores for all participants and for each practitioner type
Attribute Overall mean score Small animal (n = 715) Food Animal (n = 42) Equine (n = 40) Mixed Animal (n = 155)
Ethical 3.74 3.75 3.76 3.59 3.77
Sound Judgment 3.54 3.54 3.65 3.82 3.54
Communication 3.53 3.61 3.42 3.31 3.46
Critical and Creative Thinking 3.45 3.48 3.61 3.78 3.44
Personal Management Skills 3.02 3 3.11 3.03 3.05
Empathy 3.01 3.07 2.57 2.77 2.94
Collaboration 2.74 2.84 2.98 2.89 2.85
Self-Initiated Learning 2.71 2.72 2.92 2.71 2.76
Leadership/Mentoring 2.48 2.43 2.67 2.37 2.52
Altruism 2.47 2.31 2.24 2.34 2.39
Knowledge of the Veterinary Profession 2.32 2.25 2.06 2.39 2.27

Conlon et al.

Conlon et al. BMC Medical Education 2012 12:105   doi:10.1186/1472-6920-12-105

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