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Table 2 Descriptive statistics for physicians’ attitudes toward sexual and gender minority individuals

From: Associations between non-discrimination and training policies and physicians’ attitudes and knowledge about sexual and gender minority patients: a comparison of physicians from two hospitals

  Full Sample Hospital A without policy/training Hospital B with policy/training  
  N Mean/Median SD Range N Mean/Median SD Range N Mean/Median SD Range Mann–Whitney Tests/t-tests
Attitudes Toward Lesbians and Gay Men Non-Patients 176 26.9 9.9 12–55 105 28.8 2.6 12--55 71 24.1 9.0 12–49 z = −3.04, p = .002
Attitudes Toward Gay Men Subscale 179 6.7 2.6 3–15 108 7.2 2.6 3–15 71 6.0 2.4 3–13 z = −3.16, p = .002
Attitudes Toward Lesbians Subscale 179 6.7 2.6 3–15 107 7.2 2.6 3–15 72 6.0 2.5 3–13 z = −3.10, p = .002
Attitudes Toward Bisexuals Subscale 178 7.0 2.7 3–14 106 7.5 2.7 3–14 72 6.3 2.6 3–14 z = −3.0, p = .003
Attitudes Toward Transgender People Subscale 178 6.5 2.4 3–12 106 6.9 2.4 3–12 72 6.0 2.2 3–11 z = −2.5, p = .012
Attitudes Toward Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Patients 176 12.2 2.9 6–21 106 12.0 2.8 6–20 70 12.4 3.2 6–21 t(174) = −0.92, p = .357
Sexual and Gender Minority Affirmative Practice Scale 173 42.1 8.5 11–55 104 42.0 8.6 11–55 69 42.3 8.3 20–55 z = −0.44, p = .661
Knowledge of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Non-Patients 169 12.1 1.3 6–13 102 12.0 1.3 6–13 67 12.2 1.5 7–13 z = −1.68, p = .092