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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of medical students

From: Medical students’ attitudes towards and views of general practice careers in Singapore: a cross-sectional survey and qualitative analysis

Demographic variable N Percent
School (M = 583)
 NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (NUS YLL) 241 41%
 NTU Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (NTU LKC) 265 45%
 Duke-NUS Medical School (Duke-NUS) 77 13%
Clinical training phase (M = 583)
 Preclinical 296 50.8%
 Clinical 287 49.2%
Age group (N = 391)
 Below 21 112 28.6%
 21–25 233 59.6%
 26–30 35 9.0%
 31–35 10 2.6%
 36–40 1 0.3%
Gender (N = 391)
 Male 186 47.6%
 Female 195 49.9%
 Prefer not to say 10 2.6%
Ethnic group (N = 391)
 Chinese 358 91.6%
 Malay 2 0.5%
 Indian 21 5.4%
 Others 10 2.6%
  1. There were approximately 1500, 640, and 320 students enrolled in NUS YLL, NTU LKC, and Duke-NUS, respectively, with an approximate response rate of 16, 41, and 24%. Across the schools, 41% of the students were in the pre-clinical and 59% of the students were in the clinical phases of their study