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Table 1 Baghdad medical student characteristics

From: Perceptions, experiences and expectations of Iraqi medical students

  Number Percent
Age
 Age 20–22 306 73.2
 Age 23–24 93 22.3
 Age 25–28 19 4.5
Total 418 100
Mean Age (SD) 21.9 (1.3)
Sex
 Male 171 40.9
 Female 247 59.1
Marital Status
 Married 5 1.2
 Single 413 98.8
Home before medical school
 Baghdad 374 89.5
 Other cities in Iraq 34 8.1
 Outside Iraq 10 2.4
Have family living outside of Iraq
 Yes 104 24.9
 No 314 75.1
Has a relative who is a doctor
 Yes 275 65.8
 No 143 34.2
Has a relative who is a doctor or dentist and living outside of Iraq
 Yes 51 12.2
 No 367 87.8
Total 418 100
  1. Data source is a 2015 survey of 418 medical students from three medical schools in Baghdad