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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of 251 final year medical students in Uganda’s universities, 2012–13

From: Career intentions of final year medical students in Uganda after graduating: the burden of brain drain

Variable Categories N (251) Percentage
Institution: MakCHS* 99 39.4 %
  MUST** 54 21.5 %
  Gulu 59 23.5 %
  KIU*** 39 15.5 %
Sex females 66 26.3 %
  males 185 73.7 %
Marital status Single 229 91.2 %
  Married 20 8.0 %
  Divorced 1 0.4 %
  Widowed 1 0.4 %
Perceived Socio-Economic Status Poor 22 8.8 %
  Low-middle class 135 54.2 %
  Upper middle class 84 33.7 %
  Upper class 8 3.2 %
  1. *Makerere University College of Health sciences
  2. **Mbarara University of Science and Technology
  3. ***Kampala International University