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Table 1 Characteristics of the 702 students in the full-time Master of Public Health programme

From: Factors that influence full-time MPH Students’ willingness in China: would You apply again for an MPH graduate degree if you had another opportunity?

Characteristic Number Percent
Type of universities providing Master of Public Health (MPH) programme
 985a 206 29.34
 Non-985 496 70.66
Gender
 Male 207 29.49
 Female 495 70.51
Age group
 21–25 years 399 56.84
 26–30 years 282 40.17
 30+ years 20 2.85
 Unknown 1 0.14
Year of admission to MPH programme
 2012 or before 145 20.66
 2013 246 35.04
 2014 311 44.30
Employment status before admission to MPH programme
 New graduates 575 81.91
 Employed graduates 91 12.96
 Graduates who had never been employed 36 5.13
Master’s programme preference on application
 Full-time MPH 224 31.91
 Master of Science 412 58.69
 Other specialities 66 9.40
  1. a985 Programme, also known as ‘the world class university’ project in China. Colleges and universities within the 985 Programme are representative of Chinese higher education development. They generally have a good reputation, and also enjoy greater investment and a higher standard of teaching. The name comes from a speech on 4 May 1998, delivered by President Jiang Zemin at Peking University’s centennial ceremony