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Table 2 Demographic measures for W and NW students (YCS).

From: The educational background and qualifications of UK medical students from ethnic minorities

 

White N = 11273

Non-White N = 1776

Significance

Sex

   

Male

5657 (50.2%)

898 (50.6%)

χ2 = .089 (1) p = .765

Female

5616 (49.8%)

878 (49.4%)

 

Socio-economic group

   

V (Unskilled)

482 (4.7%)

70 (5.6%)

χ2 = 25.71 (4) p < .001

IV (Semi-skilled)

1181 (11.5%)

188 (15.1%)

 

III (Skilled manual)

3940 (38.3%)

495 (39.7%)

 

II (Other non-manual)

2218 (21.5%)

251 (20.1%)

 

I (Managerial/profssional)

2477 (24.1%)

243 (19.5%)

 

Parental education

   

Pre-A-level

6935 (61.5%)

1261 (71.0%)

χ2 = 75.72 (2) p < .001

A levels

1790 (15.9%)

159 (9.0%)

 

Degree

2547 (22.6%)

356 (20.0%)

 

School type

   

State

10488 (93.0%)

1652 (93.0%)

χ2 = .015 (1) p = .093

Private

784 (7.0%)

125 (7.0%)