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Table 2 Descriptive statistics, item analysis, correlated item-total correlation and exploratory factor analysis

From: Selecting graduates for the interns’ award by using multisource feedback process: does it work?

Q   N M SD %UA Correlated item-total correlation Factors identified by factor analysis
Colla Comm Profe
Q1 Maintains confidentiality of patients 173 4.73 0.63 2.80 0.70   0.74  
Q2 Recognizes boundaries when dealing with other physicians 174 4.71 0.68 2.20 0.71 0.72   
Q3 Recognizes boundaries when dealing with other health care professionals 174 4.74 0.63 2.20 0.70 0.72   
Q4 Shows professional and ethical behavior 173 4.80 0.59 2.80 0.57 0.71   
Q5 Is punctual, and performs tasks in a time-appropriate manner 174 4.78 0.60 2.20 0.57 0.82   
Q6 Is able to handle situations in a professional manner and exhibits self-control, avoiding emotional outbursts in stressful situations 170 4.54 0.73 4.50 0.76    0.71
Q7 Respects patient’s autonomy and right to be involved in his/her own management 165 4.73 0.66 7.30 0.70   0.78  
Q8 Is reliable and responsible when preforming his duties 173 4.79 0.57 2.80 0.71 0.70   
Q9 Is honest, and handles his/her duties in a dignified manner 173 4.83 0.55 2.80 0.77 0.62   
Q10 Accepts constructive criticism and develops goals for improvement 164 4.59 0.80 7.90 0.71   0.67  
Q11 Respects cultural, individual and role differences including age, gender, race, religion, disability, language, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status 173 4.75 0.63 2.80 0.70   0.76  
Q12 Follows institutional policies and procedures 176 4.70 0.66 1.10 0.51   0.70  
Q13 Arrives on time to scheduled appointments and hospital activities 168 4.72 0.68 5.60 0.71 0.81   
Q14 Manages healthcare resources efficiently 160 4.58 0.73 10.10 0.66   0.58  
Q15 Leads with respect and fair treatment of colleagues 169 4.69 0.66 5.10 0.68 0.56   
Q16 Communicates efficiently and in a clear, understandable fashion with colleagues within his/her team 173 4.79 0.57 2.80 0.73   0.57  
Q17 Communicates efficiently and in a clear, understandable, and compassionate way with patients 170 4.76 0.60 3.90 0.73   0.62  
Q18 Allows the patient to elaborate about his condition 162 4.67 0.67 9.00 0.74   0.70  
Q19 Communicates efficiently and in a clear, understandable, and compassionate way with patient’s families 160 4.74 0.56 10.1 0.62   0.56  
Q20 Communicates clearly and effectively with other healthcare workers, e.g. nurses 170 4.69 0.62 4.50 0.74 0.61   
Q21 Explains what is being done for the patient during examination or procedures 157 4.67 0.70 11.8 0.66   0.61  
Q22 Communicates purpose and results of investigations to patients well 150 4.65 0.67 15.7 0.64   0.57  
Q23 Follows up appropriately and in a timely manner on patients’ hospital course 160 4.66 0.69 10.1 0.66    0.69
Q24 Communicates management options to patients in a clear, understandable way, taking into account the patients’ opinion 150 4.69 0.66 15.7 0.67    0.69
Q25 Displays empathy in dealing with patients by eye contact and verbal responses 156 4.72 0.65 12.4 0.70   0.68  
Q26 Summarizes the information given for the patient in small quantities, with concrete explanations, and understandable language 155 4.67 0.65 12.9 0.66    0.74
Q27 Maintains calm in emergency situations, in order to communicate information clearly to his/her seniors 152 4.57 0.72 14.6 0.71    0.76
Q28 Communicates accurate patient information to physicians from other departments when required to do so 161 4.70 0.61 9.60 0.58    0.69
Q29 Manages to work well as part of a healthcare team 165 4.70 0.67 7.30 0.61 0.76   
Q30 Facilitates the learning of medical colleagues and co-workers 159 4.70 0.68 10.7 0.59   0.54  
Q31 Collaborates well with nurses and other healthcare workers 162 4.73 0.63 9.00 0.69 0.68   
Q32 Concerned about the safety of patients and co-workers 166 4.63 0.69 6.70 0.70    0.55
Q33 Coordinates patient care efficiently 164 4.71 0.63 7.90 0.67    0.62
Q34 Collaborates with other healthcare workers in order to achieve optimal patient care 168 4.70 0.66 5.60 0.58 0.65   
Q35 Participates in a system of call in order to provide care for patients 164 4.67 0.71 7.90 0.57 0.68   
Q36 Provides appropriate guidance and help to team members on regular bases 163 4.63 0.71 8.40 0.56    0.72
Q37 Takes an extra work, when appropriate, to help the team 165 4.67 0.74 7.30 0.61 0.70   
Q38 Enables the team to achieve agreements for team process and collaborative completion of assignment 162 4.63 0.72 9.00 0.62    0.67
Q39 Participates fully in collaborative process and fulfilled team agreements 167 4.68 0.68 6.20 0.68 0.62   
  1. N number, M mean, SD standard deviation, UA unable to assess, Comm communication skills, Colla collaboration, Profe professionalism
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