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Attitude of Jordanian Physicians toward Biochemistry and Genetics

Table 4

Attitudes and perceptions of Jordanian physicians toward the need for continuous education in biochemistry and genetics.

StatementInterns (agree)Residents (agree)Specialists (agree)Total value
N%N%N%N%

I understand that a solid background in the principles of genetics and biochemistry is a cornerstone of modern clinical practice11170.721379.84865.837275.30.018
Understanding metabolism is essential to comprehend the biochemical changes manifested in cancer11371.522584.35779.239579.90.007
I am acquainted with the most recent molecular advances in my field of specialty7044.615960.73447.926354.80.003
I believe that enrollment in continuing medical education (CME) courses in the topics of biochemistry and genetics will positively reflect on the quality of health care provided to the patients10163.921480.55575.337075.20.001
I am familiar with the most common molecular techniques applicable to my practice9761.417565.84562.531764.00.636
I believe that biochemistry and genetics principles added a significant value to contemporary clinical practice10768.219573.95575.335772.40.367
I am frequently exposed to research articles that discuss the molecular basis of diseases6138.911644.12232.819941.30.203
Upon reading research articles, I have enough background to understand the molecular tools employed by the authors to support their conclusions7547.513650.73041.724148.60.377

Data are presented as numbers and percentages.

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