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RMJ. 2019; 44(3): 602-606


Does Gender matter? Perception of female surgeons among male patients in a tertiary care teaching hospital

Munira Abdul Aziz, Sadaf Zia, Muhammad Shuja Farrukh, Faryal Nawaz.

Abstract
Objective: To determine how is the lady surgeons perceived as a health care provider by the male gender in a developing country.
Methodology: This study was conducted at tertiary care hospital from August 2017 to August 2108. Male patients were surveyed to get their opinions.
Results: Total of 77 individual were included in the study. The age of the patients was 501.715 years. All were males; 29(37.6%) of these were single and 47(61%) were married with one widower (1.3%). Forty percent of the individuals had graduate level.
Conclusion: Pakistani society accepts female surgeons to be a professional health care provider and accepts their roles without much gender bias. Thirty one present believed that females can take up any kind of surgical field as a professional career.

Key words: Lady Surgeons, health care, Gender Bias.


 
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Aziz MA, Zia S, Farrukh MS, Nawaz F. Does Gender matter? Perception of female surgeons among male patients in a tertiary care teaching hospital. RMJ. 2019; 44(3): 602-606.


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Aziz MA, Zia S, Farrukh MS, Nawaz F. Does Gender matter? Perception of female surgeons among male patients in a tertiary care teaching hospital. http://www.rmj.org.pk/?mno=44685 [Access: October 23, 2019].


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Aziz MA, Zia S, Farrukh MS, Nawaz F. Does Gender matter? Perception of female surgeons among male patients in a tertiary care teaching hospital. RMJ. 2019; 44(3): 602-606.



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Aziz MA, Zia S, Farrukh MS, Nawaz F. Does Gender matter? Perception of female surgeons among male patients in a tertiary care teaching hospital. RMJ. (2019), [cited October 23, 2019]; 44(3): 602-606.



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Aziz, M. A., Zia, . S., Farrukh, . M. S. & Nawaz, . F. (2019) Does Gender matter? Perception of female surgeons among male patients in a tertiary care teaching hospital. RMJ, 44 (3), 602-606.



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Aziz, Munira Abdul, Sadaf Zia, Muhammad Shuja Farrukh, and Faryal Nawaz. 2019. Does Gender matter? Perception of female surgeons among male patients in a tertiary care teaching hospital. Rawal Medical Journal, 44 (3), 602-606.



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Aziz, Munira Abdul, Sadaf Zia, Muhammad Shuja Farrukh, and Faryal Nawaz. "Does Gender matter? Perception of female surgeons among male patients in a tertiary care teaching hospital." Rawal Medical Journal 44 (2019), 602-606.



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Aziz, Munira Abdul, Sadaf Zia, Muhammad Shuja Farrukh, and Faryal Nawaz. "Does Gender matter? Perception of female surgeons among male patients in a tertiary care teaching hospital." Rawal Medical Journal 44.3 (2019), 602-606. Print.



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Aziz, M. A., Zia, . S., Farrukh, . M. S. & Nawaz, . F. (2019) Does Gender matter? Perception of female surgeons among male patients in a tertiary care teaching hospital. Rawal Medical Journal, 44 (3), 602-606.








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