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Table 1 Description of study participants

From: Empathy in senior year and first year medical students: a cross-sectional study

   Frequency (%) Response rate* (%)
Academic Year 1st year 356 (74,7)  
  6th year 120 (25,3)  
Gender Females 321 (67,4)  
  Males 155 (32,6)  
Cohort    
(year of entering in medical school) 1 (2001) 43 (9) 86
  2 (2002) 30 (6.3) 79
  3 (2003) 47 (9.9) 94
  4 (2007) 105 (22.1) 95
  5 (2008) 130 (27.3) 94
  6 (2009) 121 (25.4) 93
  Total 476 (100) 92