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Table 1 Characteristics of the study sample

From: Medical students’ learning orientation regarding interracial interactions affects preparedness to care for minority patients: a report from Medical Student CHANGES

  Students (N = 2394) Schools (N = 49)
Gender
 Female 1151 (48.1)  
 Male 1243 (51.9)  
Region
 Northeast   12 (24.5 %)
 Southeast   12 (24.5 %)
 Central South   8 (16.3 %)
 Midwest   11 (22.4 %)
 Southwest   4 (8.2 %)
 Northwest   2 (4.1 %)
Public Medical School   
 Yes   31 (63.3)
 No   18 (36.7)
Highest education of parents
 Less than Bachelor’s Degree 305 (12.7)  
 Bachelor’s Degree 575 (24.0)  
 Graduate Degree 1511 (63.1)  
Agea 24.0 (2.63)  
Percentage white students in schoola   66.5 % (9.4)
  1. Note. Unless otherwise indicated each cell reports the N (%)
  2. aCell reports the mean (SD)