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Table 2 Response totals and frequencies for questions regarding character development (total respondents = 474)

From: Medical student opinions on character development in medical education: a national survey

One can still be a good physician even if one is not a very good person Medical educators are responsible for training medical students to have good character Medical educators should focus on teaching the science of medicine rather than trying to shape students’ character
Response N % Response N % Response N %
Agree strongly 19 4 Agree strongly 83 17 Agree strongly 41 8
Agree somewhat 115 25 Agree somewhat 261 56 Agree somewhat 145 30
Disagree somewhat 211 44 Disagree somewhat 115 24 Disagree somewhat 223 48
Disagree strongly 128 26 Disagree strongly 15 3 Disagree strongly 63 14
Total 473   Total 474   Total 472  
  1. All percentages account for case weights. Percentages may not sum to 100 due to rounding