Table 2

Television shows watched

Program

Watched at some stage*

Currently watch**

Watch mostly alone***

Watch mostly with medical friends***

Watch mostly with others***


House

93.7%

49.7%

53.4%

7.3%

39.3%


Scrubs

90.8%

65.3%

55.9%

15.8%

28.3%


Grey's Anatomy

66.4%

37.6%

55.0%

6.9%

38.1%


ER

40.3%

11.6%

53.7%

3.7%

42.6%


Private Practice

37.2%

13.8%

59.8%

5.5%

34.7%


All Saints

29.9%

7.4%

48.1%

1.0%

50.9%


* Watched at some stage = 'only ever once or twice', 'I used to, but not anymore'

** Currently watch = 'occasionally', 'less than once a week' and 'more than once a week'

*** Percentage of students who have watched the show

Weaver and Wilson BMC Medical Education 2011 11:50   doi:10.1186/1472-6920-11-50

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