Identification of Factors Affecting the Satisfaction of Students with Public Sector Medical Colleges: A Survey Based Study

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Sobia Haris
Muhammad Haris
Farah Deeba
Aleena Farman
Muhammad Jehangir Khan

Abstract

Background: This study explores the factors influencing student satisfaction in public sector medical colleges, emphasizing the impact of various educational aspects on the overall experience of students.


Objective: To examine the determinants of student satisfaction in public sector medical colleges, with a focus on infrastructure, quality of instructional materials, and clinical and practical training exposure.


Methods: A survey-based primary data collection was utilized, with a sample size of 100 students from public sector medical colleges. The survey included questions targeting different aspects of the educational experience. Statistical analysis was performed to assess the correlation and regression among the variables.


Results: The correlation analysis showed a significant relationship between all examined variables and student satisfaction. Infrastructure and facilities emerged as the most influential factors, with a Pearson correlation coefficient of 0.957 (p < 0.001). Student satisfaction with practical training and clinical exposure had a correlation of 0.608 (p < 0.001), and the quality of teaching and learning materials was correlated at 0.475 (p < 0.001). The regression analysis yielded an R-squared value of 0.917, indicating a strong positive correlation between these factors and student satisfaction.


Conclusion: The study concludes that while several factors contribute to student satisfaction in public sector medical colleges, infrastructure and facilities, along with quality instructional materials and clinical exposure, are key drivers. Enhancing these areas could lead to a more positive educational experience for students.

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Haris, S., Haris, M., Deeba, F., Farman, A., & Khan, M. J. (2024). Identification of Factors Affecting the Satisfaction of Students with Public Sector Medical Colleges: A Survey Based Study. Journal of Health and Rehabilitation Research, 4(1), 1–6. https://doi.org/10.61919/jhrr.v4i1.319
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Author Biographies

Sobia Haris, Nowshera Medical College Nowshera.

Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Education.

Muhammad Haris, Nowshera Medical College Nowshera.

Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy.

Farah Deeba, Nowshera Medical College Nowshera.

Lecturer/Demonstrator, Department of Medical Education.

Aleena Farman, Khyber Medical University Peshawar.

Post Graduate Resident, Department of Oral Biology, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences.

Muhammad Jehangir Khan, Makka Medical Center Nowshera.

Professor, Department of Pediatric Surgery.

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