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Table 4 Students’ characteristics influencing intentions to migrate to an HIC (n = 142)

From: Migration intentions of Asian and African medical students educated in China: a cross-sectional study

CharacteristicsStudents expressing an interest to go to an HICStudents intending to go to an LMICχ2P
Gender
 Male35 (47.95%)38 (52.05%)12.54< 0.01
 Female53 (76.81%)16 (23.19%)
Continent of origin
 Asia50 (56.18%)39 (43.82%)3.390.07
 Africa38 (71.70%)15 (28.30%)
Academic result
 Above medium57 (75.00%)19 (25.00%)11.78< 0.05
 Below medium31 (46.97%)35 (53.03%)
Socioeconomic status
 Higher occupation48 (64.86%)26 (35.14%)0.610.74
 Intermediate occupation31 (59.62%)21 (40.38%)
 Lower occupation9 (56.25%)7 (43.75%)