Mean and Standard Deviations for Individual Items

DomainsMean (SD)
D1. Global burden of disease
    D1.1 I can describe the basic causes of morbidity and mortality and their variations between high-, middle-, or low-income regions and where the population I will be spending time with fits into the global picture.1.84 (.73)
    D1.2 I can describe the efforts to reduce health disparities in global health and specifically for my population of study.1.98 (.70)
D2. Globalization of health and health care
    D2.1 I can describe the major models or systems of health care and where my population of study fits in these systems and the effect it has on the health of the people.1.71 (.72)
    D2.2 I can describe the major trends and influences in the global availability and movement of health care workers in my study population.1.65 (.63)
D3. Social and environmental determinants of health
    D3.1 I can list the major social, economic, and structural determinants of health, their effects on access and quality of health services, and their relationship to mortality and morbidity generally and specifically in my population of study.2.09 (.76)
    D3.2 I can describe how cultural context influences perceptions of health and disease generally and specifically in my population of study.2.31 (.72)
D4. Capacity strengthening
    D4.1 I can collaborate with my host or partner organization to assess knowledge, skills, and resources needed to enhance the organization's operational capacity.2.31 (.82)
    D4.2 I can identify strategies to strengthen community capacity that may help reduce health disparities.2.16 (.81)
D5. Collaboration, partnering, and communication
    D5.1 I am able to build trust, communicate, and work effectively with partners and within the team.3.22 (.81)
    D5.2 I am able to exhibit values and skills that demonstrate respect for and awareness of unique cultures, values, roles/responsibilities, and expertise of other professionals and groups who work in global health and with my population of study.3.28 (.81)
D6: Ethics
    D6.1 I can demonstrate an understanding of and an ability to resolve common ethical issues and challenges that arise when working in diverse contexts, vulnerable populations, and low-resource settings.2.86 (.81)
    D6.2 I can demonstrate an awareness of local and national codes of ethics relevant to the environment of my study population.2.64 (.90)
D7: Professional practice
    D7.1 I am able to articulate barriers to health and health care in low-resource settings locally and internationally.2.53 (.80)
    D7.2 I am able to adapt my discipline-specific skills and practice in this setting.2.72 (.90)
D8: Heath equity and social justice
    D8.1 I am able to engage marginalized and vulnerable people/populations in making decisions that affect their health and well-being.2.54 (.79)
    D8.2 I am able to identify and evaluate the global economic trends, forces, and policies that influence global health indicators. 1.96 (.73)
D9: Program management
    D9.1 I am able to plan, implement, and evaluate an evidence-based program.2.12 (.80)
    D9.2 I am able to apply project management techniques throughout program planning, implementation, and evaluation.2.19 (.80)
D10: Sociocultural and political awareness
    D10.1 I can describe the roles and relationships of the major entities influencing global health and development.1.90 (.64)
    D10.2 I am able to identify and evaluate potential causes (micro and macro) of marginalization and inequity related to global health.1.96 (.76)
D11: Strategic analysis
    D11.1 I can conduct a community needs assessment.1.94 (.76)
    D11.2 I can conduct a situational analysis and design context-specific health interventions based on a situational analysis.1.78 (.74)
  • Abbreviation: SD, standard deviation.