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Table 1 Description of the participants

From: Medical school admission test: advantages for students whose parents are medical doctors?

Participants in summer 2014: n = 183 Physician in the family No physician in the family   
Participants who completed questionnaire: n = 182 80 (44%) 102 (56%) p test
female (%) 58 (73) 77 (76) 0.65 chi-square
mean age (SD) 20,1 (2,18) 20,4 (2,21) 0.36 t-test
previous medical training* (%) 19 (24) 18 (18) 0.31 chi-square
final school exam abroad (%) 4 (5) 7 (7) 0.60 chi-square
accepted into university (%) 40 (50) 55 (54) 0.6 chi-square
registered in summer 2014 (%) 34 (85) 42 (76) 0.3 chi-square
Participants accepted into university n = 95 n = 40 (42%) n = 55 (58%)   
female (%) 33 (83) 43 (78) 0.60 chi square
mean age (SD) 19,7 (2,0) 20,3 (2,49) 0.23 t-test
previous medical training* (%) 6 (15) 5 (9) 0.37 chi square
final school exam abroad (%) 1 (3) 2 (4) 0.76 chi square
  1. *nurse, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, paramedic.