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Research Article

Challenges in the Clinical Environment: The Saudi Student Nurses’ Experience

Table 5

Differences of students’ perception towards clinical challenges and implications in terms of civil status and stream of study.

MeanMann–Whitney U value valueRemarks

Gender
Insufficient competenceMale1.7546213.000.795Not significant
Female1.6689
Ambiguous evaluationMale2.01625220.000.807Not significant
Female1.9527
Unsupportive learning environmentMale1.95565108.000.619Not significant
Female1.8324
Implications to learning outcomesMale1.91134879.50.311Not significant
Female1.9974

Civil status
Insufficient competenceSingle1.79513926.000.012Significant
Married1.4769
Ambiguous evaluationSingle2.00004721.000.506Not significant
Married1.9256
Unsupportive learning environmentSingle1.88384622.000.370Not significant
Married1.8585
Implications to learning outcomesSingle1.97254969.000.933Not significant
Married1.9751

Stream of study
Insufficient competenceBS1.77864705.500.042Significant
Bridging1.5569
Ambiguous evaluationBS1.92815250.000.403Not significant
Bridging2.0514
Unsupportive learning environmentBS1.87705368.000.565Not significant
Bridging1.8654
Implications to learning outcomesBS1.88434698.000.041Significant
Bridging2.1149

p value significant at < 0.05.