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Table 1 Evolution of absolute number of medical undergraduate places and ratio per inhabitants

From: Evaluating medical education regulation changes in Brazil: workforce impact

Municipality characteristics 2009 2018 Increase in medical undergraduate places per 10,000 inhabitants from 2010 to 2018
Medical undergraduate medical places Medical undergraduate medical places
Places Ratio per 10,000 inhabitants Places Ratio per 10,000 inhabitants Absolute increase Relative increase (%)
Macro-region       
Midwest 953 0.69 2759 1.72 1.03 150.08
Northeast 3318 0.62 8362 1.47 0.85 137.95
North 1293 0.84 2701 1.49 0.65 76.76
Southeast 8448 1.04 16723 1.91 0.86 82.61
South 2224 0.80 5210 1.75 0.95 118.24
Population       
Up to 100,000 inhabitants 1305 0.15 5177 0.55 0.40 266.92
Between 100,001 and 500,000 inhabitants 5855 1.25 13812 2.65 1.40 111.62
Above 500,000 inhabitants 9076 1.58 16766 2.71 1.13 71.22
Physician inhabitant ratio in 2009       
Up to 01 physician per 1000 inhabitants 2677 0.58 6477 1.29 0.71 123.32
Between 01 and 1.5 physicians per 1000 inhabitants 3317 0.74 9016 1.83 1.09 146.47
Above 1.5 physicians per 1000 inhabitants 10242 1.02 20262 1.86 0.84 82.35
GDP per capita in 2009       
Below the national average 1383 0.19 4534 0.58 0.39 209.05
Above the national average 14853 1.26 31221 2.40 1.14 90.02
Medical school ownership       
State public schools 1712 0.09 2362 0.11 0.02 26.73
Federal public schools 4561 0.24 6663 0.32 0.08 34.18
Municipal public schools 266 0.01 1557 0.07 0.06 437.64
Private 9697 0.51 25173 1.21 0.70 138.44