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Table 1 Summary of demographic characteristics of healthcare students

From: Development and psychometric testing of an instrument to compare career choice influences and perceptions of nursing among healthcare students

Characteristic N %
Age
 16–20 210 74.2
 21–25 73 25.8
Gender
 Male 59 20.8
 Female 224 79.2
Course (Non-nursing) 108 38.2
 Bachelor of Medicine 16 5.6
 Bachelor of Science (Pharmacy) 56 19.8
 Diploma in Physiotherapy 14 5
 Diploma in Occupational Therapy 12 4.2
 Diploma in Dental Hygiene Therapy 5 1.8
 Diploma in Social Work 5 1.8
Course (Nursing) 175 61.8
 Bachelor of Science (Nursing) 25 8.8
 Diploma of Nursing 150 53
Relatives in healthcare professions   
 No 188 66.4
 Yes 95 33.6