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Table 2 African-educated IMGs in the US physician workforce by country of citizenship at entry to medical school

From: A comparison of physician emigration from Africa to the United States of America between 2005 and 2015

  2005 2015  
Number % of total Number % of total % change
EGYPT 3 655 34.27 Err:511 Err:511 Err:511
NIGERIA a 2 203 20.66 Err:511 Err:511 Err:511
SOUTH AFRICA 1 633 15.31 Err:511 Err:511 Err:511
GHANA 547 5.13 Err:511 Err:511 Err:511
ETHIOPIA 355 3.33 Err:511 Err:511 Err:511
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 313 2.94 Err:511 Err:511 Err:511
JORDAN 220 2.06 Err:511 Err:511 Err:511
SUDAN 218 2.04 Err:511 Err:511 Err:511
UNITED KINGDOM 180 1.69 Err:511 Err:511 Err:511
KENYA 151 1.42 Err:511 Err:511 Err:511
INDIA 140 1.31 Err:511 Err:511 Err:511
ZIMBABWE 113 1.06 Err:511 Err:511 Err:511
UGANDA 90 0.84 Err:511 Err:511 Err:511
LIBYA 78 0.73 Err:511 Err:511 Err:511
ALGERIA 77 0.72 Err:511 Err:511 Err:511
PAKISTAN 60 0.56 Err:511 Err:511 Err:511
MOROCCO 59 0.55 Err:511 Err:511 Err:511
CAMEROON 52 0.49 Err:511 Err:511 Err:511
SYRIA 52 0.49 Err:511 Err:511 Err:511
LEBANON 48 0.45 Err:511 Err:511 Err:511
Other sub-Saharan 173 1.62 200 1.48 +15.61
Other African (non sub-Saharan) 59 0.55 64 0.47 +8.47
Other (non-African) 188 1.76 234 1.73 +24.47
Total sub-Saharana 5 535 51.90 Err:511 Err:511 Err:511
Total African (non sub-Saharan) 3 928 36.83 Err:511 34.88 Err:511
Total other (non-African) 1 201 11.26 Err:511 Err:511 Err:511
  1. Total numbers for Table 2 differ from Table 1 because of missing citizenship information. <0.05% of the physicians did not have citizenship information coded in the ECFMG database
  2. aNations in bold are considered sub-Saharan Africa