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Table 1 Baseline Characteristics of the medical students before and after implementation of a longitudinal clerkship

From: Broadening the clinical spectrum for medical students towards primary care: a pre-post analysis of the effect of the implementation of a longitudinal clerkship in general practice

Student characteristics Before
n = 96
After
n = 94
p-value
Female, n (%) 68 (70.8) 54 (57.5) 0.054
Career intention, n (%)    0.41
 GP 14 (14.6) 17 (18.5)  
 Specialist 51 (53.1) 53 (57.6)  
 Don’t know yet 31 (32.3) 22 (23.9)  
Career attractiveness ratinga, score (SD)
 General Practice 3.4 (1.0) 3.4 (1.0) 0.57
 Specialist 4.0 (0.7) 4.1 (0.8) 0.43
Additional GP training done, n (%) 47 (49.0) 14 (14.9) < 0.001
  1. aOn a score from 1 (unattractive) to 5 (attractive)