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Table 5 Proportion of students “confident” or “very confident” in their knowledge of the following terms (n = 232)

From: Medical students’ awareness of health issues, attitudes, and confidence about caring for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender patients: a cross-sectional survey

Term % (n) Term % (n)
Asexual 85.3% (198) Phalloplasty 41.8% (97)
Bisexual 97.0% (225) Neovagina 37.1% (86)
Gay 97.8% (227) “T” [Testosterone] 72.8% (169)
Genderqueer 31.0% (72) Top surgery 45.3% (105)
Intersex 37.5% (87) Bareback 55.6% (129)
Lesbian 97.4% (226) BDSM 75.4% (175)
Pansexual 56.9% (132) Douching 55.2% (128)
Polyamorous 71.1% (165) Fisting 81.9% (190)
Queer 41.4% (96) Rimming 72.4% (168)
Trans 89.2% (207) Serosorting 6.9% (16)
Trans woman 84.5% (196) Saunas 37.5% (87)
Trans man 84.9% (197) Slamming 25.0% (58)
Transgender 91.4% (212) Topping 34.1% (79)
Transitioning 89.2% (207) Chemsexa 60.8% (141)
Bottom surgery 37.1% (86) Crystal/Tinaa 26.7% (62)
PEPb 80.2% (186) G/GHBa 42.2% (98)
Dental dams 37.1% (86)   
  1. aadded by our research term, the remaining terms are from Parameshwaran et al. [12]
  2. bPost-exposure prophylaxis