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Table 5 Responses to Questions Determining Attitudes of Pakistani Medical Students Towards Scientific Research

From: Knowledge and attitudes about health research amongst a group of Pakistani medical students

Statement Yes No Undecided
1. Do you feel confident in interpreting and writing a research paper? 178 (90.3%) 17 (8.6%) 2 (1.0%)
2. Have you ever participated in a research project (apart from mandatory academic projects)? 103 (52.3%) 92 (46.7%) 2 (1.0%)
3. Have you ever written a scientific paper? 51 (25.9%) 145 (73.6%) 1 (0.5%)
4. Do you think undergraduate students should participate in research? 180 (91.4%) 16 (8.1%) 1 (0.5%)
5. Do you think undergraduate students can plan and conduct a research project and write a scientific paper? 171 (86.8%) 21 (10.7%) 5 (2.5%)
6. Medical students can plan and conduct research project without supervision 120 (60.9%) 51 (25.9%) 26 (13.2%)