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Table 2 Participants socio-demographic characteristics and mean and standard deviation by course and year of study

From: Cultural competence of Australian dental students

Cohort BOH1
(n-26)
BOH3
(n-25)
DDS1
(n-90)
DDS4
(n-72)
All
(n-213)
Mean age (years) 20.9 22.5 22.5 26.1 23.5
Male (%) 23.1 36.0 50.0 54.2 46.5
Australia- born (%) 57.7 72.0 45.6 50.0 51.6
Ethnic identification (%)
 Australian 38.5 52.0 26.7 40.3 35.7
 Ethnic group but more Australian 7.7 12.0 11.1 8.3 9.9
 Ethnic group Australian equally 15.4 8.0 13.3 5.6 10.3
 Ethnic group but less Australian 3.8 20.0 7.8 13.9 10.8
 Ethnic group 34.6 8.0 41.1 30.6 32.9
  1. BOH1 First year Bachelor of Oral Health, BOH3 Final year Bachelor of Oral Health, DDS1 First year Doctor of Dental Surgery, DDS4 Final year Doctor of Dental Surgery