Journal of Biomedical Education / 2015 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

New Zealand Medical Students Have Positive Attitudes and Moderate Confidence in Providing Nutrition Care: A Cross-Sectional Survey

Table 1

Description of each section of the questionnaire.

SectionDescription of questions

Attitudes towards incorporating nutrition care into practicea33 questions exploring the perceived importance of nutrition care, implementation of nutrition care, doctor-patient relationship in nutrition, and efficacy of doctors in providing nutrition care.

Self-perceived skills in providing nutrition careb30 questions exploring confidence in skills relevant to nutrition care.

Nutrition education Two questions exploring perceived quantity and quality of nutrition education received during medical training.

Adapted from McGaghie et al. (2001) [22].
bAdapted from Mihalynuk et al. (2003) [23].