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Table 2 Resident graduates’ responses to survey item, “Have you been trained to take gender into account in the presentation and management of the following conditions?”

From: Training emergency physicians in sex- and gender-based medicine: assessing attitudes of program directors and residency graduates

Disease condition No (n, %) Somewhat (n, %) Yes (n, %)
Endocrine disorders (diabetes mellitus, thyroid disease) 81 36.7 % 65 29.4 % 75 33.9 %
Acute coronary syndrome 3 1.4 % 41 18.6 % 177 80.1 %
Hypertension 119 54.1 % 60 27.3 % 41 18.6 %
Thromboembolic disease (DVT and PE) 65 29.4 % 53 24.0 % 103 46.6 %
Asthma/COPD 192 86.9 % 18 8.1 % 11 5.0 %
Trauma 76 34.5 % 61 27.7 % 83 37.7 %
Partner abuse 6 2.7 % 48 21.7 % 167 75.6 %
Carotid/vertebral artery dissections 162 73.6 % 35 15.9 % 23 10.5 %
Neurologic conditions (multiple sclerosis, myasthenia gravis, CVA, seizures, headache) 67 30.3 % 60 27.1 % 94 42.5 %
GI conditions (biliary disease, dyspepsia, IBS, appendicitis, abdominal pain) 55 24.9 % 64 29.0 % 102 46.2 %
Substance abuse 121 55.0 % 63 28.6 % 36 16.4 %
Depression/suicide 39 17.8 % 51 23.3 % 129 58.9 %
Urinary tract disorders 18 8.1 % 45 20.4 % 158 71.5 %
Sexually transmitted diseases 25 11.3 % 49 22.2 % 147 66.5 %
HIV/AIDS 144 65.5 % 46 20.9 % 30 13.6 %
Autoimmune disease 27 12.3 % 67 30.5 % 126 57.3 %
Pulmonary disease (sarcoidosis, PPH) 129 58.4 % 53 24.0 % 39 17.6 %
Osteoporosis/fracture management 41 18.6 % 44 19.9 % 136 61.5 %
Pain management 150 68.2 % 44 20.0 % 26 11.8 %
Pharmacokinetics 135 61.4 % 63 28.6 % 22 10.0 %
Communication styles 60 27.1 % 81 36.7 % 80 36.2 %