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Table 1 Prevalence of mistreatment acts committed by the three most reported perpetrator groups

From: Gender differences and similarities in medical students’ experiences of mistreatment by various groups of perpetrators

  Perpetrators: Strangers Perpetrators: Friends Perpetrators: University staff
All % W % M % All % W % M % All % W % M %
Mistreatment act
 Shouting or yelling 61.4 64.4 58.1 60.2 55.6 65.1 29.5 35.6 23.3
 Threatening with harm 37.5 31.1 44.2 13.6 11.1 16.3 3.4 2.2 4.7
 Humiliation 31.8 35.6 27.9 40.9 46.7 34.9 40.9 51.1 30.2
 Negative or devaluing remarks about future profession 30.7 26.7 34.9 28.4 28.9 27.9 23.9 26.7 20.9
 Discrimination on the basis of (ethnicity, religion or age) 28.4 33.3 23.3 21.6 15.6 27.9 22.7 22.2 23.3
 Sexual discrimination and harassment 35.2 55.6 14.0 19.3 20 18.6 17.0 26.7 7.0
 Hitting, shoving, kicking 18.2 13.3 23.3 27.3 15.6 39.5 1.1 0.0 2.3
  1. N = 88 (45 female, 43 male) medical students. W Women, M Men