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Table 4 New graduate perception of their own nursing performance (Six dimension scale of nursing performance [16])

From: Australia’s first transition to professional practice in primary care program for graduate registered nurses: a pilot study

  Time 1 (n = 4) Time 2 (n = 4) Time 3 (n = 4) p value
Range Mean (SD) Range Mean (SD) Range Mean (SD) NS
Six dimension total 2.7–3.7 3.2 (0.49) 2.3–3.6 2.9 (0.6) 2.7–3.6 3.3 (0.42) NS
Leadership subscale 3–4 3.6 (0.51) 2–4 3 (0.98) 3–4 3.8 (0.5) NS
Teaching subscale 2.3–3.4 3 (0.5) 1.4–3.2 2.4 (0.73) 2.4–3.1 2.8 (0.33) NS
Planning subscale 1.8–3.5 2.9 (0.72) 2–3.3 2.7 (0.58)* 2.3–3.5 3 (0.59)* NS
Communications subscale 3.3–4 3.7 (0.41) 2.8–3.9 3.3 (0.51) 3.1–4 3.7 (0.43) NS
Professional development subscale 2.7–3.9 3.3 (0.65) 2.6–3.9 3.4 (0.63) 2.8–4 3.4 (0.68) NS
  1. NS non-significant (p > 0.05)
  2. *Within-group change over time. Wilcoxon signed-rank; Z = 1.84, p = 0.066