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Table 1 Residents' Characteristics

From: Do medical house officers value the health of veterans differently from the health of non-veterans?

  Hypothetical Patient
Residents' Characteristics Veteran (N = 36)* Non-veteran (N = 45)*
Mean (SD) Age, y 28.4 (2.8) 28.9 (3.4)
Women, % 44.4 56.8
Caucasian, % 77.8 59.1
PGY-1, % 36.1 34.1
Categorical Resident, % 58.3 61.4
Mean (SD) JPI Risk Score† 20.6 (4.7) 19.8 (4.4)
Number of Months Worked at the Veterans Affairs Hospital 3.5 (2.2) 3.7 (2.2)
  1. PGY – post-graduate year of residency; JPI – Jackson Personality Inventory. * All differences were not significantly different at p < 0.05 using the χ2 test. † Possible scores range from 6–36 with higher scores representing greater risk-seeking.