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Table 2 Numbers of participants and those meeting Widening Participation criteria at each Year 12 session

From: Widening interest, widening participation: factors influencing school students’ aspirations to study medicine

  Number attending MaD day Number taking part in research (%) a Frequency (and % of session sample) of each of five Widening Participation criteria among respondents n with Widening Participation > 1 (% of sample)
    Postcode School Free School Meals Care Parents  
Session 1 44 36 (82%) 25 (69%) 17 (47%) 10 (28%) 1 (3%) 26 (72%) 28 (77%)
Session 2 60 46 (77%) 29 (63%) 7 (15%) 4 (9%) 0 23 (50%) 24 (52%)
Session 3 60 40 (67%) 15 (38%) 7 (18%) 3 (8%) 0 19 (48%) 4 (10%)
Total 164 122 (74%) 69 (57%) 31 (25%) 17 (14%) 1 (1%) 68 (56%) 56 (46%)
  1. a Including participants who did not provide details to link to Widening Participation indices (Session 1 = 3 students, Session 2 = 6 students)