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Table 3 Evaluation of the volunteer experience (median and IQR)

From: Cooperation program for volunteer medical students for training in pediatric cardiopulmonary resuscitation and accident prevention in Honduras

ParametersMedianIQR
Values acquired during volunteering54.2–5
Organizational capacity44–4.7
Ability to give to others54.2–5
Patience43.2–4.7
Empathy54.2–5
Coexistence capacity55–5
Respect for different people, cultures and religions55–5
Open attitude without prejudice55–5
Sensibility with the most disadvantaged countries54.2–5
Critical view of society55–5
Relativization of problems54.2–5
Activities carried out after volunteering
 Promotion of volunteering in their social environment54.2–5
 Continuation as a volunteer in an NGO21.2–4.2
 Maintenance of personal relationships created during the stay22–4.2
Benefits that volunteers bring to local people and institutions
 Work capacity, organization and perseverance4.54–5
 Application of knowledge and perspectives55–5
 Increase motivation and appreciation towards their work54.2–5
 Learning about other cultures and other ways of living and thinking55–5
 Expectations for a change in society44–4.7
  1. IQR interquartile range