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Table 8 Doctors’ rights indices for US and Polish students having and not having a family member working as a physician

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

Doctors’ rights index US POLAND
Students who have a physician as a family member Students who do not have a physician as a family member All students Students who have a physician as a family member Students who do not have a physician as a family member All students
Full and almost full rights 27.8% 31.4% 30.4% 56.8% 39.7% 44.9%
Some rights 33.8% 45.9% 42.4% 32.0% 43.9% 40.2%
Almost no or no rights 38.3% 22.6% 27.3% 11.2% 16.4% 14.9%
Sum 100% (n = 133) 100% (n = 318) 100% (N = 451) 100% (n = 169) 100% (n = 383) 100% (N = 552)
  1. US: X 2 (2, N = 451) = 12.1, p < .01
  2. PL: X 2 (2, N = 552) = 13.9, p = .001