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Table 1 Background characteristics of medical students in public and private medical schools in Madhya Pradesh, India

From: Indian medical students in public and private sector medical schools: are motivations and career aspirations different? – studies from Madhya Pradesh, India

Characteristics of students Total (n=792) Public (n=441) Private (n=551) OR (95% CI)
Sex:     NS
 Male 491 (59.5%) 268 (60.8%) 203 (57.8%)
Age: (mean yrs, range) 20 (18–31) 20.5 (18–27) 19.8 (18–31)  
Schooled language:     NS
  English 643 (81.2%) 353 (80.0%) 290 (82.6%)
  Hindi 149 (18.8%) 88 (20%) 61 (17.4%)
Native of the province: 654 (82.6) 405 (91.8%) 249 (70.9%) 2.3 (1.8-3.1)
Physician parent 172 (21.7%) 79 (17.9%) 93 (26.5%) 1.3 (1.1-1.5)