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Table 7 Rates of employment in the health sector, employed in non-health activities and studying, 2000. Data used to estimate the rate of employment within the health sector were the following: the total number of employed divided by the total number of doctors minus the inactive. The formula used to estimate the students was: total number of students divided by the total number of doctors minus the inactive. To estimate the number of doctors working outside the health sector the following formula was used: other jobs outside the health sector divided by the total number of doctors minus the inactive.

From: Educational and labor wastage of doctors in Mexico: towards the construction of a common methodology

Rate of employment in the health sector = A/T-F
  1. Source: Data generated by FUNSALUD from the XII I General Census on Population and Housing, 2000.
  2. Where: A = Employment, B = Studying, C = Unemployed, D = Household, E = Others jobs, F = Inactive, T = Total