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Table 2 Descriptive statistics for emails and their senders

From: Etiquette for medical students’ email communication with faculty members: a single-institution study

    Total sample (100 %, N = 210)
Emails Receiver (Professor) A 71.4 % (150)
B 11.0 % (23)
C 10.0 % (21)
D 7.6 % (16)
Year of sending 2012 18.6 % (39)
2013 40.0 % (84)
2014 36.2 % (76)
2015 5.2 % (11)
Place in a thread Initiator 90.0 % (189)
Reply 10.0 % (21)
Email account provider SNU mail (@snu.ac.kr) 30.0 % (63)
Non-SNU (other than @snu.ac.kr) 70.0 % (147)
Students Age   Mean 23.06 years
(SD 2.42; 18.3–30.8)
Gender Male 47.1 % (99)
Female 30.0 % (63)
Not identifiable 22.9 % (48)
Course (point of sending) Premedical 17.6 % (37)
Medical 82.4 % (173)
Admission type UEP 38.2 % a) (66)
GEP 34.1 % a) (59)
Not identifiable 22.7 % a) (48)
  1. a)For admission type, each proportion was calculated by using the number of students who sent emails during their medical course (173) as a denominator
  2. UEP undergraduate-entry program, GEP graduate-entry program, SNU Seoul National University