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Table 3 Knowledge on ethical codes among doctors and nurses

From: Knowledge, attitude and practice of healthcare ethics among resident doctors and ward nurses from a resource poor setting, Nepal

Ethical codes Job category
Doctors (N = 118) Nurses (N = 86)
Knew the content of Hippocratic Oath Yes 79 (66.9) 21 (49.0)
No 39 (33.1) 65 (51.0)
Knew the content of Nuremberg Code Yes 12 (10.2) 10 (10.8)
No 106 (89.8) 76 (89.2)
Knew the content of Helsinki Code Yes 17 (14.4) 7 (11.8)
No 101 (85.6) 79 (88.2)
  1. Data are frequencies (percentages)