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Table 3 Practice Specific Guideline Question Examples

From: Sex and gender specific health topics in medical student learners: pulse check eight years later

Sex and gender-specific items related to practice guidelines (correct answers are noted) Percentage of students selecting each answer    
  Present survey 2012 Survey (4th year students; 2nd year students) 2012 aggregate survey results (%) P-value
Practice guidelines are often developed based on results of clinical trials. Analyzing clinical studies by sex can include: (select multiple) (all are correct)
a. Reporting the sex of study subjects 83.2% 34.4%; 26.3% 30.0  < .001
b. Incorporating sex in multivariant analyses 92.1% 50.0%; 36.8% 42.9  
c. Analyzing results by sex 94.1% 75.0%; 47.4% 60.0  
d. Reporting null findings 69.3% 21.9%; 0.0% 10.0  
Differences in fat distribution between men and women affect circulating concentrations of pharmacological therapy .440
TRUE (correct) 94.1% 84.8%; 94.6% 90.0  
FALSE 5.9% 15.2%; 2.7% 8.6  
Don't Know Not included 0%; 2.7% 1.4  
In general, current prevention and treatment management strategies take into consideration biological differences between men and women .111
TRUE 18.8% 25.8%; 31.6% 29.0  
FALSE (correct) 81.2% 74.2%; 65.8% 69.6  
Don't Know Not included 0%; 2.6% 1.4  
The Cochrane Database has as much evidence about treatment outcomes for women as for men .162
TRUE 6.0% 7.1%;10.56% 9.1  
FALSE (correct) 94.0% 92.9%; 84.2% 87.9  
Don't Know Not included 0%; 5.3% 3.0