Table 3: Mean and standard deviations among the variables by grade.

S1S2S3Overall
M (SD)α (Mean#)M (SD)α (Mean#)M (SD)α (Mean#)M (SD)α (Mean#)

Participants’ perceptions of the training program (16 items)4.82 (.64).95 (.52)4.76 (.56).94 (.50)5.11 (.42).92 (.41)4.85 (.59).94 (.51)
Participants’ perceptions of the instructors (5 items)5.19 (.76).94 (.76)5.00 (.75).94 (.76)5.59 (.47).90 (.65)5.20 (.75).94 (.76)
Participants’ perceptions of their own performance (4 items)4.77 (.57).80 (.51)4.75 (.56).83 (.56)4.90 (.51).81 (.53)4.79 (.56).81 (.53)
Participants’ perceptions of the administrative arrangement (6 items)4.94 (.51).79 (.40)4.93 (.52).85 (.49)5.02 (.46).84 (.49)4.95 (.51).81 (.44)
Participants’ overall satisfaction (31 items)4.90 (.54).96 (.40)4.84 (.49).96 (.41)5.14 (.37).94 (.34)4.93 (.51).96 (.40)

# Mean interitem correlations.