Table 8.

Comparison of 1975 and 2001 studies

Question1975 Study2001 Study
*Paper reported percentage as 11% (5 out of 46 schools). Percentage in table is 5 out of 37 (37 is number of schools that do not have a formal genetics course).
**Standard deviations not reported in paper. Figures are derived, and values are presumed to have same degree of deviation as 2001 study.
Is there an admission requirement?1 (2.17%)1 (1.89%)
Is there a formal course?9 (19.5%)8 (15%)
Are there plans for a future course?5/37 (13.5%)*3/45 (6.67%)
Number of hours of genetics instruction if integrated4 (+/−4**) (37 schools)21.94 (+/−21.66) (45 schools)
Number of lecture hours of genetics course14 (+/−11.0**) (range 4–18)30.25 (+/−22.8) (range 9–80)
Total responses46 of 56 schools (82%)53 of 54 schools (98%)