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Table 9 Trust 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

Trust 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
No trust 37.6% 22.6% 27.0% 35.5% 41.4% 39.6%
Little trust 28.6% 29.8% 29.4% 37.9% 35.3% 36.1%
Reasonable trust 18.0% 26.3% 23.9% 13.6% 16.8% 15.8%
High trust 15.8% 21.3% 19.7% 13.0% 6.5% 8.5%
Sum 100% (n = 133) 100% (n = 318) 100% (N = 451) 100% (n = 169) 100% (n = 382) 100% (N = 551)
  1. US: X 2 (3, N = 451) = 12.0, p < .01
  2. PL: X 2 (3, N = 551) = 7.2, p = .053