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Table 5 Number and percentage of the different types of medical education interventions

From: Medical education interventions influencing physician distribution into underserved communities: a scoping review

Education interventions Included studies (n = 130)
No. (%)
Singular interventions 86/130 (66.2)
 Preferential admissions 3 (3.5)
 Rural undergraduate training 37 (43.0)
 Rural postgraduate training 42 (48.8)
 Financial incentives 4 (4.7)
Multiple interventions 44/130 (33.8)
 Admissions and rural undergraduate training 11 (25.0)
 Rural undergraduate and postgraduate training 11 (25.0)
 Admissions, rural undergraduate training, and financial incentives 9 (20.5)
 Admissions, rural undergraduate, and postgraduate training 6 (13.6)
 Rural postgraduate training and financial incentives 3 (6.8)
 Admissions, rural undergraduate and postgraduate training and financial incentives 2 (4.5)
 Rural postgraduate training and financial incentives 1 (2.3)
 Rural undergraduate and postgraduate training and financial incentives 1 (2.3)