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Table 2 Career choices of students

From: Physician migration at its roots: a study on the factors contributing towards a career choice abroad among students at a medical school in Pakistan

  Year
  1 2 3 4 5 Internship Total
  Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female  
  N(%) N(%) N(%) N(%) N(%) N(%) N(%) N(%) N(%) N(%) N(%) N(%) N(%)
Internal Medicine 9(2.8) 2(0.6) 7(2.2) 5(1.5) 3(0.9) 5(1.5) 13(4.0) 10(3.1) 11(3.4) 12(3.7) 5(1.5) 17(5.3) 99(30.7)
Surgery 8(2.5) 8(2.5) 25(7.7) 20(6.2) 14(4.3) 6(1.9) 13(4.0) 12(3.7) 10(3.1) 19(5.9) 0 5(1.5) 140(43.3)
Pediatrics 1(0.3) 1(0.3) 0 0 0 0 0 6(1.9) 5(1.5) 6(1.9) 7(2.2) 0 26(8.0)
Dermatology 0 3(0.9) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3(0.9)
Gynae and Obs 0 6(1.9) 0 0 0 0 0 8(2.5) 0 0 0 0 14(4.3)
Orthopedics 2(0.6) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2(0.6)
Radiology 0 2(0.6) 0 0 0 4(1.2) 0 0 0 0 0 0 6(1.9)
Psychiatry 0 7(2.2) 0 0 0 4(1.2) 0 0 0 0 0 0 11(3.4)
Anesthesiology 2(0.6) 0 0 0 3(0.9) 5(1.5) 0 0 0 0 0 0 10(3.1)
Ophthalmology 3(0.9) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3(0.9)
ENT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5(1.5) 0 0 0 0 5(1.5)
Other 0 1(0.3) 0 0 0 0 3(0.9) 0 0 0 0 0 4(1.2)
Total 25(7.7) 30(9.3) 32(9.9) 25(7.7) 20(6.2) 24(7.4) 29(9.0) 41(12.7) 26(8.0) 37(11.5) 12(3.7) 22(6.8) 323(100)