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Table 1 Medical students’ intended places of practice just after graduation, 2015

From: Medical students’ career choices, preference for placement, and attitudes towards the role of medical instruction in Ethiopia

Variable Characteristics Frequency Percent
Career choice Patient/Clinical care 672 70.1
Academic/researcher 162 16.9
Management 76 7.9
Others 24 2.5
Setting Academics/teaching hospitals 430 44.8
Private -clinical 165 17.2
NGO-non-clinical 152 15.8
Zonal hospital 104 10.8
District hospital 53 5.5
Management- government 17 1.8
Others 5 0.5
Place Big cities 387 40.4
Zonal towns 201 21.0
Underserved 113 11.8
Anywhere 102 10.6
District capitals 83 8.7
Do not want to practice 38 4.0
Other 5 0.5