Table 3

Means, standard deviation and results of paired t-tests for both patient communication (PC) and clinical skills (CS) at the beginning and end of the clinical internship
Beginning of clinical internship End of clinical internship Paired t-tests
Mean (std dev) Mean (std dev) p value
Patient communication skills 1.21 (1.77) 2.72 (1.92) t(207) 13.86, pā€‰<ā€‰.001
Clinical skills 0.06 (0.99) 1.12 (1.18) t(207) 15.07, pā€‰<ā€‰.001

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