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Table 4 Students’ opinion regarding the study curriculum and their future plans in pharmacogenomics

From: Perceptions of students in health and molecular life sciences regarding pharmacogenomics and personalized medicine

  Total Faculty of Pharmacy Faculty of Medicine Genetics and Bioengineering Faculty of Health Studies Non- ML&HS faculties p*
Do you think that the curriculum of your study program is well designed for understanding pharmacogenomics?
 Agree 219 (40)a 74 (44) 78 (51) 15 (20) 37 (61) 15 (18) < 0.01
 Disagree 185 (34) 71 (43) 40 (26) 25 (32) 17 (28) 32 (37)
 Not sure 139 (26) 21 (13) 36 (23) 37 (48) 7 (11) 38 (45)
Total 543 166 154 77 61 85
Pharmacogenomics should be an important part of my study curriculum.
 Agree 204 (38) 65 (39) 61 (39) 46 (71) 7 (11) 25 (29) < 0.01
 Disagree 112 (21) 86 (52) 8 (5) 1 (1) 17 (20)
 Not sure 318 (41) 15 (9) 86 (56) 18 (28) 55 (89) 44 (51)
Total 534 166 155 65 62 86
Would you like to continue your postgraduate education in the field of personalized medicine?
 Yes 275 (53) 107 (65) 74 (48) 36 (55) 45 (74) 13 (16) < 0.01
 No 97 (18) 17 (10) 41 (27) 6 (9) 10 (16) 32 (39)
 Do not know 146 (29) 40 (25) 39 (25) 24 (36) 6 (10) 37 (45)
Total 527 164 154 66 61 82
  1. ML&HS, Molecular Life and Health Science
  2. *Chi-square test, Bonferroni-adjusted p values
  3. aPercentage (%)