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Table 1 Characteristics of study cohort (36 participants)

From: Medical students' perceptions in relation to ethnicity and gender: a qualitative study

Training stage 13 students in Years 1 & 2; 16 students in Years 3 & 4; 7 students in Year 5
Gender 21 female, 15 male
Age 23 years (mean)
Ethnicity (self-described) 1 African-Asian, 1 Arab, 2 Bangladeshi, 2 Black, 1 Chinese, 1 Irish, 1 Jewish, 4 Indian, 2 Pakistani, 1 Persian, 20 'White'
Family status 33 single, 1 engaged, 2 married. None had children
Place of birth 30 UK, 1 other Europe, 5 outside Europe
Religion 9 Christian, 9 Muslim, 1 Hindu, 1 Jewish, 16 none
Entry to medical School 18 after school, 6 after a gap year, 3 one year off and other activities and 9 mature. (Seven obtained intercalated BSc during their time at medical school)