A correlation between characteristics and students' perception with the last score of field experience study at community based medicine
Field experience study (FES) is one of the Community Based Medicine Education Programs that has done in Faculty of Medicine University of Malahayati. The aims of this study were to identify several factors related to final FES score. The questionnaires were given for all field study participants. It consisted of students' characteristics and perception on field study. This FES was conducted on 3 September 2007. Cox regression was used to analyze data using STATA version 9.0. Gender, previous GPA, time of taking FES was dominant risk factors related to risk of FES score. The students who had higher cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) had 72% higher on final FES score [adjusted relative risk (RRα) = 1.72; 95% Confidence interval (CI) = 1.22-2.43). Female than male students had 39% higher final FES score (RRα = 1.39; 95% CI = 0.93-2.09; P = 0.111), and the students who took than who did not take FES on recommended year of study had 29% higher final FES score (RR = 1.29; 95% CI = 0.96-1.73; P = 0.088). While conducting FES, special attention should be given to students who had previous GPA in order to increase their final FES score. (Med J Indones 2008; 17: 64-7)
Keywords: community-based medicine, field experience study, student's performance
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