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Table 5 Sources of bioethical advice for students

From: Australian medical students' perceptions of professionalism and ethics in medical television programs

Source of information Percent of students ranking 1 - 3 as source of advice
Medical school 72.9%
Family 51.8%
Scholarly journals 40.0%
Friends 38.6%
Newspapers 32.6%
Clergy/religious values 28.7%
TV News 22.4%
TV Medical Dramas 8.8%
Popular magazines 6.3%
Other* 11.1%
  1. * Each less than 1% of students