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Table 1 Descriptive statistics

From: Wrong schools or wrong students? The potential role of medical education in regional imbalances of the health workforce in the United Republic of Tanzania

  Female Male
Number 46 84
Average age 26.9 26.8
% with dependants 20 38
Grew up in rural area, % 20 36
Primary and/or secondary education in rural area % 26 50
Parents live in rural area % 17 36
Rural working experience before medical studies % 13 31
Rural fieldwork during medical studies % 89 81
Planned medical specialty % 67 63
Planned public health specialty % 22 21
Planned other specialty % 0 6
  1. Note that the category 'Other' mainly represents business administration.