Table 1

Demographics of medical students responding to a survey on Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) [see 1], by survey administration to three successive classes.

Survey Class

Response Rate

Demographic Measures*


Age

Gender

Ethnicity


20–29

≥30

Female

Male

Caucasian

Other


MS 1 at entry to medical school

87/92

98.7

1.3

48.5

51.5

38.1

61.9

MS 2 at midpoint of second year of medical school

88/93

91.9

7.1

44.7

55.3

42.0

58.0

MS 2 at end of second year of medical school

97/97

85.6

14.4

50.7

49.3

49.4

50.6

Total

272/282

91.9

8.1

47.8

52.2

43.0

57.0


*Due to missing data, n may be smaller than 272 for some variables.

Lie and Boker BMC Medical Education 2004 4:2   doi:10.1186/1472-6920-4-2

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