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Table 1 Number of students taking part in the survey at each year for each component of the course

From: Stability of empathy among undergraduate medical students: A longitudinal study at one UK medical school

Core Science Component
   Year of Component
   Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
Year of entry Total number of entrants Participants (as % of total entrants) (Women as % of participants) Participants (as % of total entrants) (Women as % of participants) Participants (as % of total entrants) (Women as % of participants)
2007 266 183 (68.8%) (50.8%) 144 (54.1%) (52.4%) 121 (45.5%) (54.2%)
2008 283 137 (48.5%) (58.4%) 87 (30.7%) (60.9%) 78 (27.6%) (60.3%)
2009 281 155 (55.1%) (53.2%) 94 (33.4%) (53.2%)  
2010 282 189 (67.0%) (50.3%)   
Total Core Science entrants 1111 664 (52.8%) 325 (54.9%) 199 (56.6%)
Clinical Component
  Year of Component
   Year 4 Year 5 Year 6
Year of entry Total number of entrants Participants (as % of total entrants) (Women as % of participants) Participants (as % of total entrants) (Women as % of participants) Participants (as % of total entrants) (Women as % of participants)
2007 135 104 (77.0%) (63.5%) 82 (60.7%) (67.1%) 76 (56.3%) (67.1%)
2008 135 101 (74.8%) (54.5%) 70 (51.9%) (58.6%) 57 (42.2%) (63.2%)
2009 135 70 (51.9%) (46.4%) 47 (34.8%) (45.7%)  
2010 137 69 (50.4%) (47.8%)   
Total Clinical entrants 542 343 (54.5%) 199 (59.1%) 133 (65.4%)