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Table 3 Results of the simple tabulation and the chi-square test

From: Evaluation of the pharmacy practice program in the 6-year pharmaceutical education curriculum in Japan: community pharmacy practice program

Question   2011 2012 χ 2(1) P
(1) Was a patient assignment system involved in the drug administration guidance, which enabled you to take care of the same patients every time? Yes 79(17) 153(18) 0.105 0.75, n.s.
No 394(83) 718(82)
(2) Did you have a time to have a discussion or a review among students at the training site? Yes 133(27) 400(44) 41.597 <0.01
No 365(73) 502(56)
(3) Did you have opportunity to associate with other professionals (doctors, nurses, and others) to have discussions (including all the occasions such as conversation over the phone, communication with the medical team, or a casual daily talk in a ward)? Yes 213(43) 371(41) 0.364 0.55, n.s.
No 284(57) 533(59)
(4) Did you have opportunity to associate with other students (medical students, nursing students, and others) to have discussions? Yes 19(4) 44(5) 0.600 0.44, n.s.
No 480(96) 862(95)
(5) Did you have any opportunity to have a conference among pharmacists? Yes 160(33) 250(28) 3.077 0.08, n.s.
No 331(67) 645(72)
(6) Did you have any opportunity to make a presentation at a conference among pharmacists? Yes 63(13) 109(12) 0.081 0.78, n.s.
No 430(87) 792(88)
(7) Did you have any opportunity to visit other facilities? Yes 455(91) 807(89) 0.874 0.35, n.s.
No 44(9) 95(11)
(8) Did you pay any training expense or training cost when you attended a practical work or training at the outside of the training site? Yes 70(14) 95(11) 3.506 0.06, n.s.
No 429(86) 809(89)
(9) Did you have a time when you felt that you were forced to do simple tasks repeatedly? Yes 192(39) 372(41) 0.674 0.41, n.s.
No 303(61) 531(59)
(10) Did you have any trouble with a patient? Yes 6(1) 17(2) 0.530 0.47, n.s.
No 493(99) 891(98)
(11) Did you have any trouble with your pharmacist instructor? Yes 27(5) 41(5) 0.356 0.55, n.s.
No 472(95) 862(95)
(12) Did you have any trouble among students? Yes 2(0) 10(1) 1.136 0.29, n.s.
No 497(100) 897(99)
(13) Did you have any unreasonable occasions that you felt you got a tantrum from a pharmacist or were put the responsibility of a preparation error upon you during the training? Yes 35(7) 53(6) 0.572 0.45, n.s.
No 463(93) 853(94)
(14) Did the community/ hospital pharmacy practice Program have an influence on your future career? Yes 339(68) 590(66) 0.603 0.44, n.s.
No 157(32) 302(34)