Gap Fill - Doctors - Level 1


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A shows that female doctors are than male doctors, but get pay. Researchers looked at three million records. The of readmissions (people who had to stay in hospital a time) and mortality () were if the doctor was female. Mortality were 15.02 per cent and readmission rates were 11.07 per cent for female doctors. They were 15.57 per cent and 11.49 per cent for male .

Researchers did not say women gave better . Dr. Ashish Jha said " 32,000 fewer patients would die" in the USA each year if male doctors did as as female doctors. He also said it was that male doctors got paid than female doctors, women were better at their . Dr Jha said: "We need to understand why these exist," so female and male doctors work well and get the same pay.

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