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Table 2 Total and subscale scores (standardised) by Role and Experience

From: General practitioners attitude and confidence scale for dementia (GPACS-D): confirmatory factor analysis and comparative subscale scores among GPs and supervisors

  Subscale mean scores/sd/total
  Total mean score/sd/15 Confidence in clinical abilities/sd/5 Attitude to Care/sd/5 Fears and Frustrations/sd/5b
Alpha (a) a = .765 a = .810 a = .765 a = .450
Role
 GP Registrars (n = 118) 9.96/1.21 2.66/.63 4.32/.45 2.98/.75
 Supervisors (n = 76) 11.1/1.30a 3.28/.76a 4.34/.41 3.49/.69a
Provided Professional Dementia Care
 Yes (n = 162) 10.59/1.30a 2.99/.70a 4.36/.41 3.24/.77a
 No (n = 28) 9.41/1.26 2.37/.78 4.21/.52 2.83/.71
  1. aindicates a statistically significant difference at the .001 level of significance. T Test for independent samples
  2. bBecause of reverse scoring a higher score indicates less fear and frustration