TableĀ 2

Principal components factor analysis

Japanese version of SPRAT questionsComponent 1Component 2
1Ability to diagnose patient problems0.8060.349
2Ability to formulate appropriate management plans0.8260.319
3Ability to manage complex patients0.7660.360
4Awareness of their own limitations0.6090.434
5Ability to respond to psychosocial aspects of illness0.3750.720
6Appropriate utilisation of resources, for example, ordering investigations0.6100.419
7Ability to assess risks and benefits when treating patients0.7930.345
8Ability to coordinate patient care0.7300.442
9Technical skills (appropriate to current practice)0.7840.213
10Ability to apply up-to-date/evidence-based medicine0.8270.220
11Ability to manage time effectively/prioritise0.7630.265
12Ability to deal with stress0.4620.351
13Commitment to learning0.6540.372
14Willingness and effectiveness when teaching/training colleagues0.7030.402
15Ability to give feedback (private, honest and supportive)0.6130.538
16Communication with patients0.2760.866
17Communication with carers and/or family0.2630.879
18Respect for patients and their right to confidentiality0.2790.841
19Verbal communication with colleagues0.3270.783
20Written communication with colleagues0.4400.683
21Ability to recognise and value the contribution of others0.3970.769
23Leadership skills0.7630.374
24Management skills0.7650.358
  • SPRAT, Sheffield Peer Review Assessment Tool.