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Table 1 Student attitudes toward PCR detailing before and after workshop intervention

From: Teaching appropriate interactions with pharmaceutical company representatives: The impact of an innovative workshop on student attitudes

In your opinion, what is the educational value to practicing physicians offered by detailing from pharmaceutical representatives? (1 = No value at all, 5 = Extremely valuable)
  Before-Not Valuable (<3) Before-Neutral (3) Before-Valuable (>3)  
After-Not valuable (<3) 8 1 0 9
After-Neutral (3) 10 20 3 33
After-Valuable(>3) 2 18 12 32
  20 39 15  
In your opinion, what is the educational value to medical students offered by detailing from pharmaceutical representatives? (1 = No value at all, 5 = Extremely valuable)
  Before-Not Valuable (<3) Before-Neutral (3) Before-Valuable (>3)  
After-Not valuable (<3) 13 0 0 13
After-Neutral (3) 8 19 4 31
After-Valuable(>3) 6 10 14 30
  27 29 18  
What is you perception of the degree of bias in the information provided by pharmaceutical representatives detailing to practicing physicians? (1 = Not at all biased, 5 = Totally biased)
  Before-Not Biased (<3) Before-Neutral (3) Before-Biased (>3)  
After-Not biased (<3) 0 1 1 2
After-Neutral (3) 0 6 12 18
After-Biased(>3) 0 3 51 54
  0 10 64  
How influential are pharmaceutical representatives with regard to physicians' prescribing habits? (1 = Not at all influential, 5 = Very influential)
  Before-Not Influential (<3) Before-Neutral (3) Before-Influential (>3)  
After-Not influential (<3) 2 2 1 5
After-Neutral (3) 7 11 5 23
After- Influential (>3) 2 17 27 36
  11 30 33