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Table 3 Applicants and registered first year students in medical schools per gender and ratio male/female and ratio of applicants to registered students

From: The rise of medical training in Portuguese speaking African countries

Country Origin Applicants Ratio male/female Registered students Ratio male/female Ratio applicant/registered student
Male Female Total Male Female Total
Angola (n = 3) National 1,150 1,135 2,285 1.0 123 153 276 0.8 8.3
  Foreign 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 - -
  Total 1,150 1,135 2,285 1.0 123 153 276 0.8 8.3
Guinea Bissau National 25 31 56 0.8 45 40 85 1.1 -
  Foreign 1 6 7 0.2 1 6 7 0.2 -
  Total 26 37 63a 0.7 46 46 92 1 -
Mozambique National 52b 105b 157b 0.5 58d 84d 172d - -
  Foreign 2b 0b 2b 2.0 3d 1d 4d - -
  Total 54c 105c 159 + 400 + 2,094 - 71c 85c 176 + 168 + 169 - -
  1. aData from only one of the two medical schools; bdata from three of the four medical schools studied; cdata refer to only one of the schools. On the total column, data is presented for the three schools; ddata from the four medical schools.
  2. + signs mean more than 159, 400 etc.