Table 3 Respondents’ demographic characteristics
Characteristic
Response rate (%)74
Training level and specialty
    Faculty, total (n)138
        Internal medicine (n)53
        Family medicine (n)21
        Paediatrics (n)64
    Residents, total (n)200
        Internal medicine (n)135
        Family medicine (n)12
        Paediatrics (n)53
Women (%)51
Forgiveness
    Forgiveness is an important part of my spiritual/religious belief system (% agree)84
Percent of time spent in clinical practice (faculty):
    1–20 (%)6
    21–40 (%)16
    41–60 (%)22
    61–80 (%)28
    81–100 (%)28
Location of clinical practice (faculty):
    All outpatient (%)14
    Mostly outpatient (%)51
    Equally outpatient and inpatient (%)10
    Mostly inpatient (%)16
    All inpatient (%)9
Experience with medical-legal proceedings
    Have provided medical testimony in a legal deposition that was related to a malpractice case (%)
Faculty36
Residents0.5
    Have been named as a defendant in a malpractice case (%)
Faculty22
Residents0.5