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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of the study population and clinical experience with diversity in patients

From: A students’ survey of cultural competence as a basis for identifying gaps in the medical curriculum

   All Medical students YHC residents YHC supervisors
N= 177 N= 86 N= 56 N= 35
N (%)* N (%) N (%) N (%)
Demographics      
Gender Male 29 (16) 21 (24) 2 (4) 6 (17)
  Female 148 (84) 65 (76) 54 (96) 29 (83)
Age Mean (sd) range 36 (12.4) 26 (2.3) 39 (9.5) 54 (6.3)
22-64 22-35 26-59 40-64
Ethnicity Dutch 144 (81) 68 (79) 47 (84) 29 (83)
  Western 16 (9) 9 (11) 3 (5) 4 (11)
  non-Western 15 (9) 8 (9) 6 (11) 1 (3)
  missing 2 (1) 1 (1) - 1 (3)
Experience with ethnic diversity
Practice in one of the four largest cities Yes 65 (37) 47 (55) 11 (20) 7 (20)
No 112 (63) 39 (45) 45 (80) 28 (80)
Estimated part of patients from non-Dutch background Less than 5% 20 (11) 4 (5) 11 (20) 5 (14)
5-10% 40 (23) 10 (12) 17 (30) 13 (37)
10-25% 51 (29) 24 (28) 16 (29) 11 (31)
25-50% 43 (24) 36 (42) 4 (7) 3 (9)
Over 50% 23 (13) 12 (14) 8 (14) 3 (9)
  1. *except for ‘Age’.
  2. the largest cities are: Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Utrecht, The Hague.