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Table 2 Number and percentage of 180 Dutch medical students who performed procedures associated with an increased risk of exposure to bloodborne viral infection during an elective abroad.

From: Health risks encountered by Dutch medical students during an elective in the tropics and the quality and comprehensiveness of pre-and post-travel care

College year completed 2nd (n= 18) 3rd (n= 39) 4th (n= 25) 5th (n= 27) 6th (n= 71) All (n= 180)
Activity n (%)       
   Obstetric practice 2 (11) 6 (15) 6 (24) 6 (22) 50 (70) 70 (39)
   Surgical practice 1 (6) 13 (33) 10 (40) 16 (59) 58 (82) 98 (54)
   Suturing 0 5 (13) 2 (8) 8 (30) 50 (70) 65 (36)
   Phlebotomy 1 (6) 1 (3) 6 (24) 8 (30) 38 (53) 54 (30)
   Any of the above 3 (17) 15 (39) 15 (60) 19 (70) 68 (96) 120 (67)
   None of the above 15 (83) 24 (62) 10 (40) 8 (30) 3 (4) 60 (33)
  1. Results stratified by college year.