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Table 1 MBE awareness questions

From: Establishing the need and identifying goals for a curriculum in medical business ethics: a survey of students and residents at two medical centers in Missouri

Item: How familiar are you with the following guidance documents? MS % PG % X2
Institute of Medicine’s Report entitled “Conflicts of Interest in Medical Research, Education, and Practice”    94.9**
Not at all 62.8% 33.4%  
Heard of it 31.3% 49.7%  
Familiar with content 5.9% 16.8%  
Office of the Inspector General’s self-study booklet entitled “A Roadmap for New Physicians: Avoiding Medicare and Medicaid Fraud and Abuse”    111.3**
Not at all 88.9% 63.2%  
Heard of it 10.8% 32.1%  
Familiar with content .3% 4.7%  
The Pharmaceutial Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) report entitled, “Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals”    74.9**
Not at all 85.8% 63.2%  
Heard of it 12.0% 30.8%  
Familiar with content 2.2% 6.1%  
The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) report entitled “In the Interest of Patients: Recommendations for Physician Financial Relationships and Clinical Decision Making”    43.8**
Not at all 80.1% 64.5%  
Heard of it 18.9% 29.2%  
Familiar with content 1.1% 6.3%  
  1. ** = p < .01 MS n = 732, PG n = 380.