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Table 3 Baghdad medical student opinions about health care in Iraq

From: Perceptions, experiences and expectations of Iraqi medical students

  Excellent
N (%)
Good
N (%)
Fair
N (%)
Poor
N (%)
Don’t know
N (%)
Total
N (%)
Quality of health care received at private clinics 51 (12.2) 167 (40.0) 126 (30.1) 56 (13.4) 18 (4.3) 418 (100)
Quality of health care received at hospitals 32 (7.7) 70 (16.8) 120 (28.7) 180 (43.1) 16 (3.8) 418 (100)
Attitude and concern of doctors for patients 31 (7.4) 102 (24.4) 161 (38.5) 99 (23.7) 25 (6.0) 418 (100)
Salary and Income for doctors 31 (7.4) 92 (22.0) 124 (29.7) 141 (33.7) 30 (7.2) 418 (100)
Availability of laboratory tests when needed 25 (6.0) 124 (29.7) 151 (36.1) 90 (21.5) 28 (6.7) 418 (100)
Attitudes and concern of other health care workers for patients 23 (5.5) 76 (18.2) 155 (37.1) 133 (31.8) 31 (7.4) 418 (100)
Quality of health care received at primary health care clinics 21 (5.0) 96 (23.0) 141 (33.7) 128 (30.6) 32 (7.7) 418 (100)
Availability of medicines and supplies when needed 19 (4.6) 115 (27.5) 126 (30.1) 132 (31.6) 26 (6.2) 418 (100)
Attitude of patients and families toward doctors 18 (4.3) 66 (15.8) 87 (20.8) 221 (52.9) 26 (6.2) 418 (100)
Safety and security of doctors 18 (4.3) 38 (9.1) 53 (12.7) 287 (68.7) 22 (5.3) 418 (100)
Working Conditions for doctors 10 (2.4) 64 (15.3) 93 (22.3) 223 (53.4) 28 (6.7) 418 (100)
  1. Data source is a 2015 survey of 418 medical students from three medical schools in Baghdad