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Table 2 Distribution of education of parents per sex of students (column %)

From: The relevance of educational attainments of parents of medical students for health workforce planning: data from Guiné-Bissau

Education of father Sex of the student* Education of mother Sex of the student** Combined education of both parents Sex of the student***
M (n = 66) F (n = 26) M (n = 66) F (n = 26) M (n = 62) F (n = 26)
Father did not complete secondary education 42.4%
N = 28
11.5%
N = 3
Mother did not complete secondary education 69.7%
N = 46
26.9%
N = 7
One of the parents did not complete secondary education 74.2%
N = 6
30.8%
N = 7
Father did not complete post-secondary education 22.7%
N = 15
11.5%
N = 3
Mother did not complete post-secondary education 12.1%
N = 8
26.9%
N = 7
One of the parents did not complete post-secondary education 9.7%
N = 10
26.9%
N = 11
Father has some level of complete post-secondary education 34.8%
N = 23
76.9%
N = 20
Mother has some level of complete post-secondary education 18.2%
N = 12
46.2%
N = 12
Both parents have some level of complete post-secondary education 16.1%
N = 62
42.3%
N = 26
  1. Chi-square *p = 0.001; **p = 0.001; ***p = 0.001
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