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Table 1 Main questions with respect to the use of Wikipedia, the handling of retrieved information and dealing with erroneous information

From: Wikipedia – challenges and new horizons in enhancing medical education

  Possible answers
How often do you use wikipedia as an information source in general?  
  Never
  1-5x/week
  Daily
  1-5x/month
How often do you use Wikipedia as an information source in your medical studies?  
  Never
  1-5x/week
  Daily
  1-5x/month
Given that you read a medical article on Wikipedia, do you draw any criteria to evaluate its quality? (Multiple answer possible)  
  I compare it to my knowledge
  Number of references
  Authors are well-known
  High number of revisions
  Date of latest revision
  I compare it to specific literature
  I discuss the content with my colleagues/teachers
  I do not draw any criteria
  I trust my gut feeling
Given that you find incorrect information, what do you do?  
  I correct the error
  I am not familiar how to correct articles
  I know how to correct articles but leave the entry unaltered
  I draw attention to the false information in any other way