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Table 2 AAU medical students’ reported opinion about their expectation of medical education, instructors’ roles model and rate of attendance of instructors during lectures and practical sessions by gender

From: Attitudes of undergraduate medical students of Addis Ababa University towards medical practice and migration, Ethiopia

  Gender   Total, n (%)* p-value
  Male, n (%) Female, n (%)   
Agreement on medical education to the standard of the respondent’s expectation     
 Completely agree 30 (7.5) 9 (4.6) 39 (6.6) 0.504
 Agree 87 (21.8) 34 (17.5) 121 (20.4) 0.225
 Somewhat agree 144 (36.1) 79 (40.7) 223 (37.6) 0.275
 Disagree or completely disagree 138 (34.6) 72 (37.1) 210 (35.4) 0.546
Agreement on instructors as a role model for medical students     
 Completely agree 79 (19.8) 41 (21.1) 120 (20.2) 0.704
 Agree 172 (43.1) 79 (40.7) 251 (42.3) 0.581
 Somewhat agree 111 (27.8) 64 (33.0) 175 (29.5) 0.195
 Disagree or completely disagree 37 (9.3) 10 (5.2) 47 (7.9) 0.082
Rate about the attendance of instructors during lectures and practical sessions     
 Excellent 103 (25.8) 59 (30.4) 162 (27.3) 0.238
 Very good 127 (31.8) 74 (38.1) 201 (33.9) 0.127
 Good 109 (27.3) 43 (22.2) 152 (25.6) 0.177
 Fair 46 (11.5) 16 (8.2) 62 (10.5) 0.221
 Bad 14 (3.5) 2 (1.0) 16 (2.7) 0.081
Total, N (%) 399 (67.3) 194 (32.5) 593 (100)  
  1. *Data missing for 7 participants.
  2. Source: A survey conducted in June 2009 among 600 Addis Ababa University medical students in Ethiopia.