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Table 4 IHD by Canadian vs International Medical Graduates

From: Family medicine graduates' perceptions of intimidation, harassment, and discrimination during residency training

  Canadian
n = 88 (%)
IMG
n = 16 (%)
p values*
Type of IHD      
   Inappropriate verbal comments 82 (93.2) 16 (100.0) 0.59
   Work as punishment 27 (30.7) 2 (12.5) 0.22
   Privileges/opportunities taken away 15 (17.0) 4 (25.0) 0.49
   Recrimination for reporting 5 (5.7) 2 (12.5) 0.29
   Inappropriate/unwanted physical contact 5 (5.7) 0 (0.0) 1.00
   Sexual harassment 3 (3.4) 0 (0.0) 1.00
Source of IHD      
   Specialist Physicians 70 (79.5) 11 (68.8) 0.34
   Hospital Nurses 50 (56.8) 7 (43.8) 0.42
   Specialty Residents 39 (44.3) 9 (56.3) 0.42
   Patients 34 (38.6) 2 (12.5) 0.05
   Family Physicians 14 (15.9) 5 (31.3) 0.16
   Support Staff 13 (14.8) 1 (6.3) 0.69
   Family Medicine Residents 5 (5.7) 2 (12.5) 0.29
   Program Director 4 (4.5) 0 (0.0) 1.00
   Family Medicine Nurses 2 (2.3) 0 (0.0) 1.00
Perceived Basis for IHD      
   Gender 27 (30.7) 1 (6.2) 0.06
   Ethnicity 8 (9.1) 9 (56.3) 0.00006
   Culture 4 (4.5) 6 (37.5) 0.0008
   Language 1 (1.1) 4 (25.0) 0.002
   Sexual Orientation 1 (1.1) 0 (0.0) 1.00
  1. *Fisher's Exact test
  2. Note: Respondents could check as many responses as apply, thus response totals add up to more than the column totals noted at the top.