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Table 4 Preference in consulting on an ethical problem among doctors and nurses

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

Whom to consult Doctors (N = 118) Nurses (N = 86)
Colleague 64 (54.2) 47 (57.3)
Supervisor 64 (54.2) 66 (80.5)
Head of Department 84 (71.2) 46 (56.1)
Chief of Medical Staff 41 (34.7) 47 (57.3)
Matron 11 (9.3) 53 (64.6)
Hospital Administrator 44 (37.3) 47 (57.3)
Ethics Committee 54 (45.8) 61 (74.4)
Professional Association 35 (29.7) 39 (47.6)
Text,Internet 5 (4.2) 22 (26.8)
Close friend/family 12 (10.2) 30 (36.6)
  1. Data are frequencies (percentages)