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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%)