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Table 1 Description of the student sample

From: Where do students in the health professions want to work?

  Number Average age Female Married
(de facto relationship)
Have children Foreign ancestry Rural background*
Medicine 43 25.2 22 (51%) 6 (14%) 0 (0%) 22 (51%) 10 (23%)
Nursing 46 27.8 38 (83%) 13 (28%) 15 (33%) 8 (17%) 41 (89%)
Allied health 32 25.5 18 (56%) 3 (9%) 4 (13%) 9 (28%) 20 (63%)
  1. *Rural background was defined as town of population less than 100 000.