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Table 2 Participants’ interest and engagement in healthcare policy (N = 240)

From: The future of physician advocacy: a survey of U.S. medical students

Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements: Strongly Agree
N (%)
Somewhat Agree
N (%)
Somewhat Disagree
N (%)
Strongly Disagree
N (%)
I follow healthcare policy in the news. 56 (23.3) 141 (58.8) 37 (15.4) 6 (2.5)
Healthcare policy will have little or no effect on how I care for my patients. 4 (1.7) 27 (11.3) 67 (27.9) 142 (59.2)
I plan to become involved in healthcare policy issues as a physician. 73 (30.4) 119 (49.6) 44 (18.3) 4 (1.7)
I plan to take leadership in healthcare policy issues as a physician. 46 (19.2) 110 (45.8) 64 (26.7) 20 (8.3)