Table 2 Ranked responses of 203 patients to the question “Which of the following do you think happens to the diseased part of the body removed during an operation?”
ItemYesNoUnsureNo answer
1. It is investigated to see if it contains any disease164121512
2. It is used in medical research130223219
3. It is used to teach medical students about disease127144715
4. It is analysed to test for cancer117264614
5. It is used to test new drugs38568722
6. It is preserved and kept26797424
7. It is used to obtain hormones used to treat others15986525
8. It is used for transplantation81502322