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Table 1 Characteristics of participants

From: Medical students’ experience with accessing medical records in Saudi Arabia: a descriptive study

Characteristics n (371) (%)
Gender
 Male 117 31.5
 Female 254 68.5
Age
 18–23 265 71.4
 24–28 96 25.9
  > 28 10 2.7
Year
 Second-year 31 8.4
 Third-year 46 12.4
 Fourth year 103 27.8
 Fifth year 43 11.6
 Sixth year 76 20.5
 Intern 72 19.4
Type of hospital
 University-owned hospital 246 66.3
 Ministry of Health hospital 82 22.1
 Private hospital 5 1.3
 National Guard Hospital 12 3.2
 Armed Forces Hospital 9 2.4
 Security Forces Hospital 2 0.5
 Others 15 4.2
Having access to medical record
 Yes 233 62.8
 No 138 37.2