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Table 3 Perception on quality of radiographers that will be produced by the program

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

Items on quality SA A D SD U Mean S. D. Decision
Competence in three imaging modalities. 27 (43.5) 26 (41.9) 3 (4.8) 0 (0.0) 6 (9.7) 3.10 1.169 A
Ability to rise to the highest level in public service. 35 (56.5) 23 (37.1) 1 (1.6) 2 (3.2) 1 (1.6) 3.44 0.822 A
The radiographers can contribute to policy formulation. 28 (45.2) 29 (46.8) 4 (6.5) 1 (1.6) 4 (6.5) 3.26 0.957 A
The radiographers can enhance policy implementation. 27 (43.5) 26 (41.9) 4 (6.5) 1 (1.6) 4 (6.5) 3.15 1.069 A
Ability to command respect like their medical counterparts 23 (37.1) 29 (46.8) 3 (4.8) 1 (1.6) 6 (9.7) 3.00 1.173 A
Ability to perform effectively in hospital diagnostic services 32 (51.6) 28 (45.2) 1 (1.6) 1 (1.6) 0 (0.0) 3.47 0.620 A
Ability to perform effectively in public health services 26 (41.9) 31 (50.0) 1 (1.6) 1 (1.6) 3 (4.8) 3.23 0.948 A
The radiographers can function independently in the discharge of duties 24 (38.7) 30 (48.4) 2 (3.2) 1 (1.6) 5 (8.1) 3.08 1.106 A
Collaboration with other members of the health team 33 (53.2) 27 (43.5) 1 (1.6) 1 (1.6) 0 (0.0) 3.48 0.620 A
Grand mean       3.25 0.18 A
  1. A agree/accepted, D disagree/not accepted