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Table 3 Patient-Practitioner Orientation Scale (PPOS) scores before and after GFMP master programme distributed by gender

From: Impact on core values of family medicine from a 2-year Master’s programme in Gezira, Sudan: observational study

  PPOS score Change P-value
Before After
Mean SD Mean SD
All (n = 103)
 Total PPOS score 3.75 0.48 3.60 0.60 −0.15 0.007
 Caring subscale 3.37 0.63 3.36 0.73 −0.01 0.950
 Sharing subscale 4.14 0.56 3.85 0.60 −0.29 < 0.001
Males (n = 41)
 Total PPOS score 3.74 0.44 3.50 0.66 − 0.24 0.011
 Caring subscale 3.43 0.62 3.20 0.77 −0.23 0.062
 Sharing subscale 4.05 0.51 3.82 0.65 −0.23 0.042
Females (n = 62)
 Total PPOS score 3.76 0.50 3.66 0.55 −0.10 0.182
 Caring subscale 3.33 0.64 3.47 0.68 0.14 0.120
 Sharing subscale 4.20 0.59 3.87 0.58 −0.33 < 0.002
  1. P-values calculated by paired t tests