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Table 2 Medical undergraduate places created and ratio per 10,000 inhabitants per triennium

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

  Medical undergraduate places increases
Municipality characteristics 2010–2012 2013–2015 2016–2018
Absolute Ratio per 10,000 inhabitants Absolute Ratio per 10,000 inhabitants Absolute Ratio per 10,000 inhabitants
Macro-region       
Midwest 97 0.04 1247 0.76 462 0.23
Northeast 553 0.10 1638 0.26 2853 0.50
North 105 0.01 378 0.16 925 0.47
Southeast 370 0.04 2514 0.24 5391 0.58
South 380 0.14 1014 0.30 1592 0.51
Population       
Up to 100,000 inhabitants 345 0.04 1685 0.17 1842 0.19
Between 100,001 and 500,000 inhabitants 750 0.14 2826 0.48 4381 0.78
Above 500,000 inhabitants 410 0.06 2280 0.30 5000 0.77
Physician inhabitant ratio in 2009       
Up to 01 physician per 1000 inhabitants 358 0.07 1089 0.19 2353 0.46
Between 01 and 1.5 physicians per 1000 inhabitants 649 0.13 2487 0.47 2563 0.49
Above 1.5 physicians per 1000 inhabitants 498 0.04 3215 0.25 6307 0.55
GDP per capita in 2009       
Below the national average 245 0.03 1326 0.16 1580 0.20
Above the national average 1260 0.08 5465 0.36 9643 0.70
Medical school ownership       
State public schools 265 0.01 201 0.00 184 0.01
Federal public schools 278 0.01 1447 0.06 377 0.01
Municipal public schools 154 0.01 477 0.02 660 003
Private 808 0.04 4666 0.20 10002 047