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Table 1 Characteristics of the samples

From: Does growing up with a physician influence the ethics of medical students’ relationships with the pharmaceutical industry? The cases of the US and Poland

  USA Poland
Characteristic % N % N
Sex
 Female 55.7% 251 60.8% 336
 Male 44.3% 200 39.2% 217
 Total 100% 451 100% 553
Year of study
 Second 34.1% 154   
 Third 31.9% 144 26.2% 145
 Fourth 34.1% 154 24.8% 138
 Fifth    24.2% 134
 Sixth    24.8% 137
 Total 100% 452 100% 554
School
 Medical University of Warsaw    100% 554
 Temple University School of Medicine 23.2% 105   
 Drexel University College of Medicine 29.9% 135   
 Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania 18.2% 82   
 Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine 28.7% 129   
 Total 100% 451 100% 551
Are you related to a physician?
 Yes 29.0% 131 30.9% 170
 No 71.0% 320 69.1% 381
 Total 100% 451 100% 551
  1. Source: M. Makowska & M. Etyczne. Wyzwania współpracy studentów medycyny z przemysłem farmaceutycznym. Studium porównawcze sytuacji w Polsce i USA. Warszawa: Wydawnictwo SGGW; 2016, p. 189