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Table 1 Profile by categories of intention to migrate

From: The impacts of training pathways and experiences during intern year on doctor emigration from Ireland

  Remain in Ireland Leave but return Leave permanently Total Statistics
  n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) p
Total 76 (36) 119 (57) 15 (7) 210 (100)  
Age (Intern)
 ≤ 26 years 32 (24) 93 (69) 10 (7) 135 (100) < 0.00 1
 27 years + 44 (60) 25 (34) 4 (5) 73 (100)  
Study pathway
 Direct Entry Medicine (DEM) 35 (25) 96 (68) 11 (8) 142 (100) < 0.00 1
 Graduate Entry Medicine (GEM) 41 (60) 23 (34) 4 (6) 68 (100)  
Sex
 Women 41 (37) 62 (55) 9 (8) 112 (100) 0.85 9
 Men 35 (36) 56 (58) 6 (6) 97 (100)  
Amount of debt (€)
 0–4999 19 (35) 34 (62) 2 (4) 55 (100) 0.09 1
 5000–10 000 10 (24) 27 (66) 4 (10) 41 (100)  
 10 001–20 000 8 (23) 25 (71) 2 (57) 35 (100)  
 20 001–30 000 4 (36) 7 (64) 0 (0) 11 (100)  
 30 001–40 000 4 (80) 1 (20) 0 (0) 5 (100)  
 40 001–50 000 2 (66) 1 (33) 0 (0) 3 (100)  
 50 001–60 000 6 (50) 5 (42) 1 (8) 12 (100)  
 60 001–70 000 7 (58) 5 (42) 0 (0) 12 (100)  
 70 001–80 000 5 (45) 5 (45) 1 (9) 11 (100)  
 80 001–90 000 2 (50) 2 (50) 0 (0) 4 (100)  
 90 001–100 000 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (100) 1 (100)  
 100 001–200 000 2 (50) 1 (25) 1 (25) 4 (100)  
 200 000+ 1 (33) 1 (33) 1 (33) 3 (100)  
Specialty choice
 Medicine 22 (29) 50 (67) 3 (4) 75 (100) 0.07 7
 Surgery 23 (36) 35 (55) 6 (9) 64 (100)  
 General Practice 16 (59) 9 (33) 2 (7) 27 (100)  
 Paediatrics 5 (36) 8 (57) 1 (7) 14 (100)  
 Obstetrics/Gynaecology 4 (40) 6 (60) 0 (0) 10 (100)  
 Psychiatry 5 (56) 4 (44) 0 (0) 9 (100)  
 Other 1 (12) 5 (63) 2 (25) 8 (100)  
 Not sure 0 (0) 2 (67) 1 (33) 3 (100)  
  1. Fisher’s exact test