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Table 2 Student demographics and characteristics (n = 135)

From: Ophthalmology as a career choice among medical students: a survey of students at a Canadian medical school

Gender (%)
 Male 76 (56.3%)
 Female 58 (43.0%)
Non-Binary/Third Gender 1 (0.7%)
Age (SD) 25.34 (2.18)
Med School Year (%)
 M1 31 (23%)
 M2 33 (25%)
 M3 54 (40%)
 M4 16 (12%)
Family Member Physician (%)
 Yes 19 (14%)
 No 116 (86%)
Family or Friend Ophthalmologist (%)
 Yes 6 (4%)
 No 129 (96%)
Previous Exposure (%)
 Yes 30 (22%)
 No 105 (78%)
Interest in Ophthalmology (%)
 Yes 11 (8%)
 No 124 (92)
  1. SD Standard deviation