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Table 3 Assessment of specific cases using a 5-point Likert scale (1 = Strongly Disagree, 5 = Strongly Agree) or yes/no as indicated

From: An ethics curriculum for short-term global health trainees

Case (website sidebar order) N “Ethical issues were new to me” “Gave me a strategy” “Would recommend to a friend”
   Agree or strongly agree (Average score) Agree or strongly agree (Average score) Yes
Developing Cultural Understanding 151 22% 81% 85%
(2.51) (3.87)
Ensuring Personal Safety 110 35% 77% 85%
(2.88) (3.89)
Exceeding Level of Training 96 32% 73% 80%
(2.89) (3.79)
Ensuring Sustainable and Appropriate Benefits 88 51% 79% 91%
(3.30) (3.90)
Addressing “Ancillary Benefits” 85 49% 85% 88%
(3.24) (4.00)
Recognizing Burdens 77 43% 72% 88%
(3.17) (3.80)
Shifting Resources 77 56% 79% 84%
(3.36) (3.82)
Telling the “Truth” 86 52% 77% 88%
(3.36) (3.88)
Selecting a Research Project 83 51% 78% 92%
(3.26) (3.86)
Understanding Informed Consent 88 55% 79% 89%
   (3.27) (3.90)