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Table 1 Summary of demographics of the participants

From: Accreditation and professional integration experiences of internationally qualified dentists working in the United Kingdom

Variable Categories No. of participants
Total EEA* Non-EEA
Gender Male
Female
18
20
7
7
11
13
Age at the time of interview 20–30 years
31–40 years
41–50 years
Above 51 years
4
15
17
2
4
6
3
1
0
9
14
1
Age at the time of migration 18 years and below
19–30 years
31–40 years
41–50 years
Above 51 years
British born
1
23
9
2
1
2
1
8
2
2
0
1
0
15
7
0
1
1
Source country based on WHO regions European Region1
South–East Asian Region
Eastern Mediterranean Region
African Region
Western Pacific Region
Region of the Americas
17
10
5
3
2
1
14
0
0
0
0
0
3
10
5
3
2
1
Route to registration with the General Dental Council (UK’s registering body) IQE/ORE
Exempt persons [EEA/Bilateral agreement1
None2
19
15
4
0
14
0
19
1
4
Current Status with the General Dental Council GDC registered as dentists
GDC registered as DCP
GDC registered + SC (Dual registration)
Not registered
32
1
2
3
14
0
0
0
18
1
2
3
Destination country in UK England
Wales
Northern Ireland
Scotland
33
2
2
1
12
0
1
1
21
2
1
0
  1. *EEA-European Economic area
  2. 1The WHO Europe includes 53 countries in the continent of Europe, whilst the European Union (EU) was an economic and political union of 28 countries and European Economic Area (includes all EU countries and Norway, Iceland, Lichtenstein who have similar rights of access but are not EU members). At the time of research, the UK was still part of the EU, but had voted to leave in 2016
  3. 2Four IQDs were not registered with GDC; three were working in education, research and trade related to dentistry and one IQD was registered as dental therapist