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Table 2 Demographics of the 15 individuals who participated in in-depth interviews

From: Cross-cultural perspectives on the patient-provider relationship: a qualitative study exploring reflections from Ghanaian medical students following a clinical rotation in the United States

Gender Male: 47 % (7/15)
Female: 53 % (8/15)
Average age of study participants 25.9 ± 1.4 years
(Range: 24–29 years)
Study participants’ home institution at time of participation in UMMS exchange KNUSTSMS: 40 % (6/15)
UGMS: 33 % (5/15)
UDSSMS: 27 % (4/15)
Average time from rotation end-date to study participation 17.3 ± 9.5 months
(Range: 8–40 months)
Departments at UMMS where study participants rotateda Obstetrics and Gynecology: 50 % (9/18)
Pediatrics: 17 % (3/18)
Otherb: 37 % (6/18)
Did the student participate in a previous international exchange prior to UMMS rotation? No: 100 % (15/15)
  1. aThree students participated in rotations in multiple departments. One student went on two separate rotations to UMMS
  2. bIncludes Departments of Pediatric Infectious Disease (1), Anesthesiology (1), Internal Medicine (1), Radiology (1), Family Medicine (1), Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Cardiology/Electrophysiology (1)