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Table 1 Frequency of witnessed disparaging remarks and offensive, hostile or intimidating behaviors made toward minorities

From: Student perspectives on the diversity climate at a U.S. medical school: the need for a broader definition of diversity

  Remarks made by residents or other students Remarks made by faculty
  On one occasion A few times Frequently One or more times On one occasion A few times Frequently One or more times
  % (n) % (n) % (n) % (n) 95% CI % (n) % (n) % (n) % (n) 95% CI
People with Strong Religious Beliefs 13.0 (32) 22.7 (56) 6.9 (17) 42.5 (105) 36.5, 48.7 9.5 (23) 6.2 (15) % (n)2.9 (7) 18.5 (45) 14.1, 23.9
People of Low Socioeconomic Status 14.6 (36) 15.8 (39) 3.6 (9) 34.0 (84) 28.4, 40.1 4.6 (11) 7.1 (17) 0.4 (1) 12.0 (29) 8.5, 16.8
People who Speak English as a Second Language 13.4 (33) 15.8 (39) 4.9 (12) 34.0 (84) 28.4, 40.1 2.9 (7) 5.8 (14) 0.8 (2) 9.5 (23) 6.4, 13.9
Women 11.7 (29) 16.9 (42) 1.2 (3) 29.8 (74) 24.5, 35.8 8.7 (21) 8.3 (20) 1.2 (3) 18.2 (44) 13.8, 23.5
People from Racial or Ethnic Minority Groups 10.5 (26) 16.9 (42) 0.8 (2) 28.2 (70) 23.0, 34.1 5.4 (13) 6.2 (15) 0.0 (0) 11.6 (28) 8.2, 16.3
People who are Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual or Transgendered 11.7 (29) 10.9 (27) 2.0 (5) 24.6 (61) 19.6, 30.3 4.5 (11) 2.1 (5) 0.4 (1) 7.0 (17) 4.4, 10.9
People with Disabilities 8.5 (21) 6.5 (16) 0.4 (1) 15.4 (38) 11.4, 20.4 1.2 (3) 2.9 (7) 0.0 (0) 4.1 (10) 2.3, 7.4
  1. The table lists the percentage and absolute number of affirmative student responses to the question, “Have you ever witnessed fellow students or residents (left columns) or faculty members (right columns) make disparaging remarks or engage in offensive or intimidating behaviors toward members of the following minority groups?” Responses were recorded for each of the 7 minority groups listed and are divided into two sections based on whether perpetrators were identified as students/residents or faculty members.