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Table 5 2014 AMSA scorecard grade, stratified by medical school characteristics, 2014

From: The updated AMSA scorecard of conflict-of-interest policies: a survey of U.S. medical schools

Medical School Characteristics Overall AMSA Scorecard Grade P value
A B C I
School Type (n = 160)      < 0.0001
Allopathic (136 schools) 24 (17.6 %) 79 (58.1 %) 23 (16.9 %) 10 (7.4 %)  
Osteopathic (24 schools)* 3 (12.5 %) 3 (12.5 %) 2 (8.3 %) 16 (66.7 %)  
School Location (n = 160)     0.20 (does not include the Puerto Rico schools)
Northeast (39 schools) 7 (17.9 %) 22 (56.4 %) 4 (10.4 %) 6 (15.4 %)  
South (58 schools) 11 (19 %) 28 (48.3 %) 10 (17.2 %) 9 (15.5 %)  
Midwest (36 schools) 4 (5.6 %) 18 (50 %) 11 (30.6 %) 3 (8.3 %)  
West (23 schools) 5 (21.7 %) 14 (60.9 %) 0 (0 %) 4 (17.4 %)  
Other (Puerto Rico, 4 schools) 0 (0 %) 0 (0 %) 0 (0 %) 4 (100 %)  
  1. Notes: *Osteopathic medical schools that have not yet graduated a medical school class were not included in the 2014 Scorecard
  2. United States Census Bureau, “Census Regions and Divisions of the United States,” accessed May 26, 2016, https://www.census.gov/geo/reference/gtc/gtc_census_divreg.html