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Table 2 Frequency distribution and percentage change of student characteristics aggregated across APRU institutions from 2005 to 2011, by academic program

From: Training the next generation of global health experts: experiences and recommendations from Pacific Rim universities

  Totala MPH Doctorate MS Global health
2005 2011 (%chg) 2005 2011 (%chg) 2005 2011 (%chg) 2005 2011 (%chg) 2005 2011 (%chg)
Student enrollment 3314 4009 21.0 % 1504 1874 24.6 % 998 1055 5.7 % 704 944 34.1 % 109 491 350.5 %
Sexb
 Female 2202 2760 25.3 % 1030 1266 22.9 % 631 715 13.3 % 459 646 40.7 % 83 377 354.2 %
 Male 1112 1249 12.3 % 474 608 28.3 % 367 340 −7.4 % 245 298 21.6 % 26 114 338.5 %
Student status
 International 727 1014 39.5 % 420 596 41.9 % 207 231 11.6 % 61 127 108.2 % 39 150 284.6 %
 Domestic 2587 2995 15.8 % 1084 1278 17.9 % 791 824 4.2 % 643 817 27.1 % 70 341 387.1 %
Enrollment status
 Full-time 2473 2974 20.3 % 938 1058 12.8 % 832 931 11.9 % 638 887 39.0 % 66 361 447.0 %
 Part-time 841 1035 23.1 % 566 816 44.2 % 166 124 −25.3 % 66 57 −13.6 % 43 130 202.3 %
Physician (MD) status
 Non-MDs 1114 1381 24.0 %
 MDs 390 493 26.4 %
  1. a Column totals do not sum to 100 % due to overlapping Global Health programs; Total student enrollment reflects sum of collected fields
  2. Total for sub-categories reflects imputation based on the overall proportion of collected fields
  3. b Derived based on proportion of females in each program. Missing data fields were imputed based on the overall proportion from the programs with complete data; <1 % of students were imputed
  4. ‡ Missing data for two or more Universities
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