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Table 3 Responses to survey questions

From: Patients’ attitudes regarding characteristics of physicians in ophthalmology

Males n = 134; Females n = 161 Yes No No preference
Q-1 (prefer traditional white coat) 82 (28%) 195 (67%) 15 (5%)
Q-2 (prefer dress shoes) 60 (20%) 30 (10%) 205 (70%)
Q-3 (prefer nametag) 231 (78%) 64 (22%) 0
Q-4 (negative view of long hair) 84 (28%) 211 (72%) 0
Q-5 (negative view of facial hair) 57 (19%) 238 (81%) 0
Q-6 (negative view of visible tattoos/piercings) 182 (62%) 113 (38%) 0
Q-7 (preferred age range) 72 (24%) 223 (76%) 0
Q-8 (preference where MD trained) 122 (41%) 173 (59%) 0
Q-9 (preference if MD does research) 171 (58%) 6 (2%) 118 (40%)
  1. The actual number represents each participant’s response to the question, while the parenthesis gives the percentage of responses to the question