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Table 2 Overall responses to the question “How long do you intend to stay here (destination country) for?” on arrival to their destination country and at the time of survey for all respondents

From: Gone for good? An online survey of emigrant health professionals using Facebook as a recruitment tool

  How long did you intend to stay in your destination country for?
≤1 year, % ≤3 years, % ≤5 years, % Permanently, % Uncertain, % Other, % Total, n
Doctors         
  Arrival 18 21 16 10 28 4 282
  Now 2 11 11 34 35 8 281
Nurses/midwives         
  Arrival 32 17 11 12 26 3 76
  Now 1 17 18 26 30 7 76