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Table 6 Distribution of combined education of parents with preferred location of future practice

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

Combined education of both parents Student wants to practice
Capital city (n = 29) Elsewhere (n = 59)
One of the parents did not complete secondary education 51.7% (n = 15) 66.1% (n = 39)
One of the parents did not complete post-secondary education 6.9% (n = 2) 6.9% (n = 11)
Both parents have some level of complete post-secondary education 41.4% (n = 12) 15.3% (n = 9)
  1. Chi-square p = 0.018
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