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Table 2 Study population by 2013 Ontario primary practice location (n = 535)

From: Impact of the rural pipeline in medical education: practice locations of recently graduated family physicians in Ontario

Location Percentage of physicians in each location by medical school category (n)* Total by location (n)
NOSM/NOSM NOSM/Other Other/NOSM Other/Other
Rural north 25.0 (9)⬆ 0 0 2.4 (11)⬇ 3.7 (20)
Rural south 8.3 (3) 28.6 (4)⬆ 5.9 (1) 7.9 (37) 8.4 (45)
Urban north 63.9 (23)⬆ 7.1 (1) 70.6 (12)⬆ 1.9 (9)⬇ 8.4 (45)
Urban south 2.8 (1)⬇ 64.3 (9) 23.5 (4)⬇ 87.8 (411)⬆ 79.4 (425)
Total by medical school 100 (36) 100 (14) 100 (17) 100 (468) 100 (535)
  1. Arrow indicates that the observed count was significantly higher (⬆) or lower (⬇) than the expected count based on adjusted residuals
  2. *Fisher’s exact test = 206.225; p < 0.001