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Table 2 Perception on versatility of radiographers that will be produced by the program

From: Perception of radiography lecturers towards the proposed doctor of radiography program

Items on versatility SA A D SD U Mean S. D. Decision
Increased knowledge 28 (54.2) 24 (38.7) 1 (1.6) 2 (3.2) 7 (11.3) 3.03 1.280 A
Increased versatility 25 (40.3) 26 (41.9) 3 (4.8) 2 (3.2) 6 (9.7) 3.00 1.215 A
Coverage of more content 39 (62.9) 18 (29.0) 1 (1.6) 2 (3.2) 2 (3.2) 3.45 0.935 A
Greater exposure to ideas 25 (40.3) 28 (45.2) 2 (3.2) 2 (3.2) 5 (8.1) 3.06 1.143 A
Better opportunity to research deeply 25 (40.3) 28 (45.2) 4 (6.5) 2 (3.2) 3 (4.8) 3.13 1.016 A
Ability to focus on their interest areas 23 (37.1) 29 (46.8) 1 (1.6) 1 (1.6) 8 (12.9) 2.94 1.279 A
Effective discussion of issues in their areas of interest 26 (41.9) 26 (41.9) 1 (1.6) 1 (1.6) 8 (12.9) 2.98 1.299 A
Ability to address problem areas in radiography 21 (33.9) 22 (35.5) 6 (9.7) 1 (1.6) 12 (19.4) 2.63 1.462 A
Ability to compete favorably in the Nigerian labor market 28 (45.2) 23 (37.1) 5 (8.1) 1 (1.6) 5 (8.1) 3.10 1.155 A
Ability to meet up with the demands of the modern health sector. 26 (41.9) 22 (35.5) 3 (4.8) 1 (1.6) 10 (16.1) 2.90 1.375 A
Ability to compete favorably with their contemporaries internationally 20 (32.3) 29 (46.8) 7 (11.3) 1 (1.6) 5 (8.1) 2.94 1.114 A
In-depth scientific background to enrich Radiography practice 26 (41.9) 25 (40.3) 1 (1.6) 1 (1.6) 9 (14.5) 2.94 1.353 A
Production of radiographers with higher professional competence 28 (45.2) 22 (35.5) 6 (9.7) 1 (1.6) 5 (8.1) 3.08 1.164 A
Production of radiographers with sufficient management ability 13 (21.0) 30 (48.4) 6 (9.7) 0 (0.0) 13 (21.0) 2.48 1.400 D
Possession of basic entrepreneurial skills 7 (11.3) 29 (46.8) 14 (22.6) 0 (0.0) 12 (19.4) 2.31 1.275 D
Production of radiographers that can report medical images effectively 14 (22.6) 21 (33.9) 7 (11.3) 3 (4.8) 17 (27.4) 2.19 1.545 D
Ability to coordinate the activities of other radiographers. 16 (25.8) 26 (41.9) 10 (16.1) 1 (1.6) 9 (14.5) 2.63 1.296 A
Grand mean       3.03 1.280 A
  1. A agree/accepted, D disagree/not accepted