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Table 1 Demographics of survey respondents

From: The experiences, attitudes and understanding of research amongst medical students at an Australian medical school

  Respondents, n (%)
Gender (%)
 Male 186 (29.5)
 Female 437 (69.4)
 Other 7 (1.1)
Age (years) (%)
 18–21 382 (54.5)
 22–25 277 (39.5)
 26–29 32 (4.6)
 30+ 10 (1.4)
Type of enrolment (%)
 Direct-entry 568 (79.3)
 Graduate-entry 146 (20.7)
Year level (%)
 1 133 (18.9)
 2a 169 (24.0)
 3 117 (16.6)
 4 137 (19.5)
 5 109 (15.5)
Bachelor of Medical Science (Honours) 35 (5.0)
PhD 4 (0.6)
Type of medical place (%)
 Commonwealth Supported Place 362 (51.4)
 Bonded Medical Place 136 (19.3)
 Extended Rural Cohort 53 (7.5)
 Full Fee Paying 153 (21.7)
  1. a Direct-entry students are referred to as years one through to five, whereas graduate-entry students are referred to as years A through to D. For presentation purposes, direct-entry and graduate-entry students were grouped together by their relevant year level (e.g. 2nd year direct-entry and 1st year graduate-entry students [Year A] at Monash University are both labelled as “Year 2”)