Norwegian physicians weighed in on the diseases they deemed most prestigious in three surveys conducted in 1990, 2002 and 2014, according to New York Magazine.
Social Science & Medicine published a paper that found results were consistent across the years when physicians ranked 38 categories of disease on a prestige scale from one to nine.
The diseases varied in placement across the surveys.
The top prestigious diseases across all three surveys include:
● Brain tumors
● Myocardial infarctions
The least prestigious diseases include:
● Cirrhosis of the liver
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