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Table 1 Selected demographic characteristics of respondents

From: Medical, nursing, and physician assistant student knowledge and attitudes toward climate change, pollution, and resource conservation in health care

Demographic Characteristics of Study Sample
 Medical Students (Question N = 158)Nursing Students (Question N = 53)Physician Assistant Students (Question N = 46)Combined Students (Question N = 257)
Age% (N)% (N)% (N)% (N)
18–2429.7 (47)16.9 (9)23.9 (11)26.1 (67)
25–3469.6 (110)75.5 (40)63.0 (29)69.7 (179)
35–440.6 (1)3.8 (2)10.9 (5)3.1 (8)
45 or above0.0 (0)3.8 (2)2.2 (1)1.2 (3)
Gender
Male44.3 (70)1.9 (1)17.4 (8)30.7 (79)
Female54.4 (86)98.1 (52)76.1 (35)67.3 (173)
Other/Neither0.0 (0)0.0 (0)2.2 (1)0.4 (1)
Prefer not to answer1.3 (2)0.0 (0)4.3 (2)1.6 (4)
Home state or countryMedical Students (Question N = 156)Nursing Students (Question N = 53)Physician Assistant Students (Question N = 45)Combined Students (Question N = 254)
Connecticut17.3 (27)30.2 (16)15.6 (7)19.7 (50)
US, outside Connecticut72.4 (113)67.9 (36)82.2 (37)73.2 (186)
Outside US10.3 (16)1.9 (1)2.2 (1)7.1 (18)