Table 2: Rank orders by means, and standard deviations of the responses to the competency items for all respondents ( ).

RankQuestionMeanSD

1 Q8: I can identify and pose research questions 3.15 0.680
2Q15: I can describe the study and its findings in an oral or written report2.980.760
3Q9: I can review and synthesize existing research2.930.771
4Q13: I can organize and analyze the data I collected2.910.830
5Q14: I can interpret the findings from the data I collect2.910.801
6Q12: I can select existing data collection tools, when available2.810.812
7Q10: I can plan a research study2.730.719
8Q11: I can design appropriate data collection tools2.700.728