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Table 4 Efforts to improve gender inequity in medicine

From: The current status of gender equity in medicine in Korea: an online survey about perceived gender discrimination

Rank Women respondents Men respondents
Reasons Mean score (1 ~ 5) Reasons Mean score (1 ~ 5)
1 Setting reasonable environment for pregnancy, childbirth, and childcare 4.6 ± 0.8 Setting reasonable environment for pregnancy, childbirth, and childcare 4.0 ± 1.1
2 Correcting men-oriented medical practices pattern 4.4 ± 0.9 Improvement of the concept of gender discrimination 3.3 ± 1.3
3 Improvement of the concept of gender discrimination 4.4 ± 0.9 Strengthen women’s performance and outcomes 3.1 ± 1.3
4 Correcting gender discrimination in promotion 4.2 ± 0.9 Correcting men-oriented medical practices pattern 3.1 ± 1.3
5 Expanding women’s participation in decision-making 4.2 ± 1.0 Expanding opportunities for social network formation for women 3.0 ± 1.3
6 Expanding opportunities for social network formation for women 4.1 ± 1.0 Expanding women’s participation in decision-making 3.0 ± 1.3
7 Empowerment of management training for women 4.0 ± 1.0 Empowerment of management training for women 3.0 ± 1.3
8 Strengthen women’s performance and outcomes 3.9 ± 1.1 Correcting gender discrimination in promotion 2.9 ± 1.2