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Table 2

4C Core Competence and Work Level of Dental Hygienists (n=190)

ClassificationCategoryMean±standard deviation
Communication abilityInterpreting Ability3.50±0.35
Ability to perform roles3.46±0.38
Self-presentation ability3.29±0.52
Ability to set goals3.04±0.63
Message conversion ability3.39±0.59
Total3.34±0.33
Critical thinkingSound skepticism3.40±0.65
Intellectual fairness3.58±0.60
Objectivity3.79±0.67
Systemicity2.99±0.77
Prudence3.50±0.74
Intellectual passion3.31±0.70
Confidence3.28±0.70
Total3.41±0.46
Creative problem-solvingClarification of problem3.47±0.54
Cause analysis3.40±0.39
Alternative development3.39±0.49
Planning3.28±0.57
Performance evaluation3.45±0.54
Total3.40±0.41
Collaborative self-efficacyOpinion integration3.22±0.61
Opinion evaluation3.20±0.69
Opinion exchange3.42±0.59
Exerting leadership3.24±0.64
Total3.27±0.54
Work ability
AbilityProfessionalism3.41±0.63
Creativity3.35±0.67
Understanding judgment3.67±0.69
Total3.48±0.60
AttitudeCooperation3.58±0.68
Work3.95±0.70
Customer orientation3.91±0.65
Total3.81±0.60
Total3.65±0.56
J Dent Hyg Sci 2019;19:220-7 https://doi.org/10.17135/jdhs.2019.19.4.220
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