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Patients ‘less likely to die’ if treated by a female doctor, study reveals

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The mortality rate for female patients was 8.15 per cent when treated by female physicians compared to 8.38 per cent when a male counterpart was involved.

While the difference for male patients was smaller, female doctors had a 10.15 per cent mortality rate compared with male medics’ 10.23 per cent rate. Patients ‘less likely to die’ if treated by a female doctor, study reveals (thenationalnews.com)

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