Table 2: International and finnish health care students’ experiences of clinical environment during rotations in Finland.

VariableInternational students 𝑛 = 1 4 8 Finnish students 𝑛 = 9 5 𝑃 1

Welcoming clinical environment
Mean (SD)3.32 (0.647)3.43 (0.565)0.15
Unsupportive clinical environment
Mean (SD)2.57 (0.704)2.11 (0.522)<0.001
Approach to cultural diversity in clinical environment
Mean (SD)3.06 (0.641)3.02 (0.672)0.70
Communication in clinical environment
Mean (SD)2.95 (0.707)3.15 (0.526)0.04
Structural arrangements in clinical environment
Mean (SD)3.19 (0.613)3.19 (0.572)0.87

1Differences between the groups were compared with the Mann-Whitney 𝑈 -test.