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Table 4 comparison of the patients' perception, with the actual adherence/non-adherence to ethical principles in the public hospital as observed by our trained data collector*

From: Patients' perception and actual practice of informed consent, privacy and confidentiality in general medical outpatient departments of two tertiary care hospitals of Lahore

Actual adherence to ethical principles as concluded by data collector Overall patient perception of observance of ethical principles by doctors
  Observed Not Observed Total
Observed 47 18 65
Not observed 20 8 28
Total 67 26 93
  1. *p value: 0.93