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Table 2 Descriptive statistics

From: Predictors of career progression and obstacles and opportunities for non-EU hospital doctors to undertake postgraduate training in Ireland

  n (%) Mean (Median) SD (Min/Max)
Age, years   39.9 (38.0) 8.7 (24/68)
Sex Male 154 (67.5   
Female 74 (32.5)   
Country primary medical degree was obtained Ireland 50 (21.6)   
India 32 (13.9)   
Nigeria 32 (13.9)   
Pakistan 51 (22.1)   
Sudan 22 (9.5)   
Other 44 (19.0)   
Years since qualification   15.7 (14.0) 9.1 (2/54)
Clinical speciality Medicine 69 (30.4)   
Anaesthesia 28 (12.3)   
Surgery 39 (17.2)   
Paediatrics 16 (7.0)   
Psychiatry 36 (15.9)   
Other 39 (17.2)   
Application for Irish citizenship Yes 58 (25.1)   
No 99 (42.9)   
Already hold citizenship 74 (32.0)   
Application for a place on a recognised training scheme Yes 188 (82.1)   
No 41 (17.9)   
Length of stay in Ireland as a qualified doctor, years   10.1 (9.0) 6.9 (1/54)