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Table 2 Frequency of plagiarized work in phases I and II, and faculty responses to plagiarized work

From: Faculty perceptions of student plagiarism and interventions to tackle it: a multiphase mixed-methods study in Qatar

Faculty responses to surveys Phase I N (%) Phase II N (%) P-value
Overall frequency of plagiarism identified by faculty None 4 (12.1%) 12 (37.5%) 0.005a
>Once/year 14 (42.4%) 9 (28.1%) 0.425
>Once/month 12 (36.4%) 4 (12.5%) 0.051
Faculty concerned about reporting student plagiarism? Yes 17 (53.1%) 6 (20.0%) 0.007 a
No 15 (46.9%) 24 (80.0%)  
Faculty responses to student plagiarism
Do nothing   2/29b (6.9%) 1/24b (4.2%) 0.999
Communicate with student   28/29 (96.6%) 22/24 (91.7%) 0.584
Report to offices within institution   6/29 (20.7%) 5/24 (20.8%) 0.990
  1. a Significant difference between the two phases at the 5% level
  2. b Among those who answered this question. Note that faculty members can choose more than one answer