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Table 1 Background information for each rotation

From: Foundation doctors’ induction experiences

Participant background information Rotation 1 First survey Rotation 3 s survey
N = 192 N = 165
Gender Male 80 (42 %) 60 (36 %)
Female 110 (57 %) 103 (62 %)
Age Mean (SD) 26.26 (3.90) 26.99 (4.05)
Range 23 to 42 23 to 53
Graduate entry course Yes 34 (18 %) 29 (18 %)
No 155 (81 %) 132 (80 %)
Shadowing during medical training Yes 176 (92 %) 152 (92 %)
No 7 (4 %) 11 (7 %)
Medical School Type Traditional 66 (34 %) 41 (25 %)
PBL 78 (41 %) 81 (49 %)
Reformed 41 (21 %) 35 (21 %)
Location of Medical School UK 184 (96 %) 153 (93 %)
Overseas 6 (3 %) 8 (5 %)
  1. NB Some participants did not answer all the background questions; percentages reported are in relation to the full responding sample, so percentages reported in the table add up to less than 100 %