Table 3

Attitudes in which there were significant inter-gender differences
Men (n = 511) Women (n = 413) p
CAM is more art than science (q18) 3,78 ± 1,82 3,51 ± 1,78 0,026*
A doctor should know CAM methods (q27) 4,46 ± 1,97 4,92 ± 1,75 0,001*
Knowledge of CAM is needed in my future professionalism. (q28) 4,20 ± 2,03 4,61 ± 2,37 0,015*
I believe in that patients have right to choose between modern medicine and CAM (q36) 3,79 ± 2,12 3,38 ± 2,03 0,004*
I believe in alternative approaches in medicine (q37) 3,16 ± 1,96 2,63 ± 1,67 0,000*

Mann–Whitney U test p values, *p < 0,05.

Akan et al.

Akan et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012 12:115   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-12-115

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