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Table 4

Factors Affecting the Problem-Solving Ability

   VariableBSEβtp
Confidencea0.2540.0330.2767.728<0.001
Watchfulnessa0.1590.0260.2156.165<0.001
Noise controlb0.1000.0180.1715.500<0.001
Intellectual passion/curiositya0.1690.0310.1835.4710.040
Sound skepticisma0.0610.0260.0762.3060.022
Putting on the other’s shoeb0.0560.0200.0892.7940.005
Objectivitya0.0690.0250.0782.7880.006
Systematica0.0750.0310.0822.4470.015
Relieve social tensionsb−0.0480.016−0.092−2.9710.003
Efficiencyb0.0590.0200.0922.9110.004
F=86.802, R2=0.636, adjusted R2=0.629, p<0.001

Values are analysed by multiple regression statistics.

SE: standard error.

aCritical thinking,

bCommunication skill.

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