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Table 1 District of origin or home district and district where school is located

From: Perceptions of newly admitted undergraduate medical students on experiential training on community placements and working in rural areas of Uganda

Region of Uganda Districts of origin Number and Percentage
Eastern (mainly rural) Jinja, Mbale, Kamuli, Bugiri, Budaka, Pallisa, Kumi, Soroti, Mbale or Amuria) 22 (20.2%)
Western (mainly rural) Kyenjojo, Masindi, Mubende, Hoima, Masindi, Mbarara, Bushenyi, Ntungamo or Kasese. 22 (20.2%)
Central (mainly peri-urban areas) Kiboga, Mityana, Wakiso, Mukono, Kayunga, Mpigi and Kampala; 36 (33.0%)
Northern (mainly rural) Lira, Dokolo, Amuru, Kitgum and Gulu 9 (8.3%)
South Western (mainly rural) Kabale, Kisoro, Rukungiri 3 (2.8%)
Southern Masaka, Rakai, Kalisizo 15 (13.8%)
Region Districts where former (high) school is located Number and percentage
Eastern(mainly rural) Jinja, Mbale, Kamuli, Bugiri, Budaka, Pallisa, Kumi, Soroti, Mbale or Amuria) 6 (5.5%)
Western (mainly rural) Kyenjojo, Masindi, Mubende, Hoima, Masindi, Mbarara, Bushenyi, Ntungamo or Kasese. 12 (11.0%)
Central Kiboga, Mityana, Wakiso, Mukono, Kayunga, Mpigi and Kampala; 84 (77.1%)
Northern (mainly rural) Lira, Dokolo, Amuru, Kitgum and Gulu 1 (0.9%)
Southern (mainly rural) Masaka, Rakai, Kalisizo 4 (3.7%)