Table 4.

Pharmacy Students’ Pre- and Postexperience Survey Responses to the Question of How Their Participation in the Kids Eat Healthy Program Improved Their Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudesa

ResponseNo. of ResponsesbResponse, Mean (SD)
Quite a LotSomewhatNot at All
Communicating verbally, pre-experience633031.4 (0.6)
 Post-experience642931.4 (0.6)
Writing effectively, pre-experience1667132 (0.6)
 Post-experience1259252.1 (0.6)
Managing time, pre-experience3252121.8 (0.7)
 Post-experience434581.6 (0.6)
Managing stress, pre-experience3246181.9 (0.7)
 Post-experience3251131.8 (0.7)
Talking with sick people, pre-experience2747222 (0.7)
 Post-experience725642.6 (0.6)c
Talking with people of different cultures, pre-experience494071.6 (0.6)
 Post-experience3155101.8 (0.6)c
Providing leadership to others, pre-experience613321.4 (0.5)
 Post-experience563731.5 (0.6)
Getting along with difficult people, pre-experience464551.6 (0.6)
 Post-experience3341221.9 (0.8)c
Mentoring other students, pre-experience593611.4 (0.5)
 Post-experience613141.4 (0.6)
Feeling a sense of community responsibility, pre-experience811321.2 (0.4)
 Post-experience801421.2 (0.4)
Taking responsibility as a health care provider, pre-experience801601.2 (0.4)
 Post-experience762001.2 (0.4)
Showing empathy for patients, pre-experience503881.6 (0.7)
 Post-experience3344191.9 (0.7)c
Understanding the US healthcare system, pre-experience2850181.9 (0.7)
 Post-experience2339342.1 (0.8)
Understanding the pharmacist's role, pre-experience534211.5 (0.5)
 Post-experience553921.5 (0.5)
  • a 1 = quite a lot, 2 = somewhat, 3 = not at all.

  • b Percentages were not reported as n = 96, and would therefore provide similar data.

  • c p < 0.05.