Practitioner gender preference among gynecologic patients in Iraq.

  title={Practitioner gender preference among gynecologic patients in Iraq.},
  author={Riyadh K. Lafta},
  journal={Health care for women international},
  volume={27 2},
As the number of female practitioners increases, patients have expanding options from which to choose the gender of their practitioner. This study was conducted to uncover the attitudes of female patients toward obstetricians and gynecologists (ob/gyns) of different gender and the factors associated with their attitudes. A cross-sectional sample of 500 randomly chosen females was recruited and administered a questionnaire. Among respondents, 428 were married, 72 were unmarried, and they were… CONTINUE READING


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