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Table 3 Importance of gender for doctor-patient relationship

From: How do applicants, students and physicians think about the feminisation of medicine? - a questionnaire-survey

Medical Students: Based on your experience, how important is the doctor’s gender for the bond of trust to their patients?Doctors: Based on your experience, how important is the gender of a doctor in your specialty for the bond of trust to their patients?
Response CategoryN (%)Response CategoryN (%)
Very unimportant37 (6.6%)Very unimportant29 (14.4%)
Unimportant274 (49%)Unimportant108 (53.7%)
Important228 (40.8%)Important60 (29.9%)
Very important20 (3.6%)Very important4 (2.0%)
Total559 (100.0%)Total201 (100.0%)
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