Impact of Physician Gender Selection on Patient's Perceptions of Experience with Women's Health
ACOG ePoster. Turrentine M. Apr 27, 2018; 211765; 9K
Mark Turrentine
Mark Turrentine
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Introduction: To evaluate women's attitudes about the role of obstetrician-gynecologists (ob-gyn) gender selection and their perceptions of knowledge, experience, and understanding with women's health.

Methods: Two large private practice ob-gyn groups anonymously surveyed patients at scheduled office visits to explore the role of gender in the selection of their ob-gyn and their perceptions of the physician's knowledge, experience, and understanding with women's health. The Mann-Whitney U test was utilized for comparisons.

Results: In 2017, 996 patients were surveyed with 803 returned (81% response rate). Women who saw a female physician were more likely to be younger (36 versus 39 years) and married (88 versus 82%) than women seen by a male. Women who saw female ob-gyns (compared to those that saw a male) reported that the gender of their physician was important to them (62 versus 20%, P
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