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Table 1 General characteristics of CMR-JC conducted at a private university in Karachi Pakistan from 15 Sept 1999 –15 Sept 2005

From: Do community medicine residency trainees learn through journal club? An experience from a developing country

Number of presentations annually n(%)
   1999 (Sept–Dec only) 14 (6.4)
   2000 34 (15.5)
   2001 30 (13.7)
   2002 33 (15.1)
   2003 35 (16.0)
   2004 45 (20.6)
   2005 (till 15 Sept) 29 (13.3)
Type of work presented  
   Articles 170 (77.9)
   Work-in-progress sessions 25 (11.4)
   Literature synthesis /protocol 7 (3.2)
   Placement presentations 5 (2.2)
   Training experiences 4 (1.8)
   Alumni presentations 4 (1.8)
   Faculty presentations 4 (1.8)
Number of presentations by topic area  
   Communicable diseases 47 (21.5)
   Non-communicable diseases 19 (8.7)
   Health Systems/Management issues 32 (14.6)
   Reproductive Health/Demography 24 (11.0)
   Mental Health 16 (7.3)
   Environmental Occupational Health 15 (6.8)
   Injuries 10 (4.5)
   Nutrition 6 (2.7)
   Miscellaneous 50 (22.9)
  1. N = Total number of presentations = 218