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Table 3 Attitude towards plagiarism

From: Extent of knowledge and attitudes on plagiarism among undergraduate medical students in South India - a multicentre, cross-sectional study to determine the need for incorporating research ethics in medical undergraduate curriculum

Attitude Category (Score range) Frequency (%)
Positive / Permissive attitude (n = 4174) Low* (12 – 28) 186 (4.5)
Moderate (29—45) 3753 (89.9)
High (46 – 60) 235 (5.6)
Negative / Critical Attitude (n = 4183) Low (7 – 16) 705 (16.9)
Moderate (17 – 26) 3208 (76.7)
High* (27 – 35) 268 (6.4)
Subjective norms / Proxy for practice (n = 4178) Low* (10 – 23) 165 (4.0)
Moderate (24 – 37) 3771 (90.2)
High (38 – 50) 242 (5.8)
  1. * Favourable attitude for academic integrity