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Table 5 Profile comparison between nursing students wanting to work in an urban vs. rural area

From: Intent to migrate among nursing students in Uganda: Measures of the brain drain in the next generation of health professionals

Profile: wants to work in an urban area Profile: wants to work in a rural area
80.2% responded "highly likely" to work in an URBAN area 28.9% responded "highly likely" to work in a RURAL area
• Would emigrate for financial reasons and country stability
• Believes pay in U.S./Canada brings high satisfaction
• Has desired to move abroad since before starting nursing school
• Would work in private practice
• Would not emigrate for financial reasons or country stability
• Believes pay in U.S./Canada brings low satisfaction
• Believes he/she is a role model for other people
• Would not work in private practice or
• Would not work in another country
• Expects depression when working in Uganda
• More likely to be an older student