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Table 1 Overview of results

From: Disease awareness or subtle product placement? Orphan diseases featured in the television series “House, M.D.” - a cross-sectional analysis

 Real-world“House, M.D.”Comparison of real-world versus “House, M.D.” *
All diseases (n)30,000181 
Orphan diseases overall (n)700042 
Ratio of orphan diseases among all diseases23%23.2%p = 0.96
Orphan diseases with orphan drug approval53415 
Ratio of orphan diseases with orphan drug approval among all orphan diseases7.6%39.4%p = 0.0192
  1. *p-value from chi-squared test with Yate’s correction