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Table 1 Background using place where School Leaving Certificate (SLC) done

From: Career choices and what influences Nepali medical students and young doctors: a cross-sectional study

Demographic factors In Kathmandu Out of Kathmandu Other (mainly India) P values (Chi square tests)
Place of SLC 451/1112 (40.6%) 464/1112 (41.7%) 197/1112 (17.7%)  
Male (59.5%) 214 337 105 <0.001
Female (40.5%) 234 120 92  
Year 1 (46.3%) 198 251 66 <0.001
Final year (32.9%) 152 120 94  
Postgraduate (20.8%) 101 93 37  
College in Kathmandu (47.3%) 290 198 37 <0.001
College out of Kathmandu (52.7%) 161 265 160  
Father’s education –intermediate and below (26.6%) 91 162 24 <0.001
Father’s education –bachelor and above (73.4%) 331 274 160  
Intermediate private (93.6%) 444 435 153 <0.001
Intermediate government (6.4%) 5 25 40