Table 5

Sources of bioethical advice for students

Source of information

Percent of students ranking 1 - 3 as source of advice


Medical school

72.9%


Family

51.8%


Scholarly journals

40.0%


Friends

38.6%


Newspapers

32.6%


Clergy/religious values

28.7%


TV News

22.4%


TV Medical Dramas

8.8%


Popular magazines

6.3%


Other*

11.1%


* Each less than 1% of students

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

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