Prevalence and correlates of harassment among US women physicians.

  title={Prevalence and correlates of harassment among US women physicians.},
  author={Erica Frank and Donna D. Brogan and Melissa Schiffman},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  volume={158 4},
BACKGROUND Despite concerns about its prevalence and ramifications, harassment has not been well quantified among physicians. Previous published studies have been small, have surveyed only 1 site or a convenience sample, and have suffered from selection bias. METHODS Our database is the Women Physicians' Health Study, a large (4501 respondents; response rate, 59%), nationally distributed questionnaire study. We analyzed responses concerning gender-based and sexual harassment. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING
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