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Table 2 Percentage of correct decisions about patient's sex made by male and female participants.

From: Is it possible to identify patient's sex when reading blinded illness narratives? An experimental study about gender bias

  All letters
(N = 81)
Male letters
(n = 42)
Female letters
(n = 39)
p-values*
Male participants
(n = 45)
61.2 65.7 55.9 < 0.000
Female participants
(n = 85)
62.0 64.8 58.5 < 0.000
All participants
(N = 130)
61.7 65.2 58.0 < 0.000
  1. * p-values comparing the success for male and female letters.