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Table 3 Surgical career choice by gender

From: Surgical career choices of medical students in China: does gender bias play a role?

Bias Choose surgical career
Yes(row%) No(row%) Total(row%)
Male leadership dominance 393 226 619
 Male 215(54.71%) 46(20.35%) 261(42.16%)
 Female 178(45.29%) 180(79.65%) 358(57.84%)
P-value 0.00   
Gender barriers in recruitment 135 72 207
 Male 59(43.70%) 6(8.33%) 65(31.40%)
 Female 76(56.30%) 66(91.67%) 142(68.60%)
P-value 0.00   
Female are not suitable for surgery 185 157 342
 Male 106(57.3%) 25(15.92%) 131(38.3%)
 Female 79(42.7%) 132(84.08%) 211(61.7%)
P-value 0.00