Table 2

Demographic characteristics of students enrolled on the UEA MB/BS during the 2006/7 academic year

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5


Number of students

167

128

130

110

104

Gender:

- Male

57 (34%)

52 (41%)

50 (38%)

45 (41%)

32 (31%)

- Female

110 (66%)

76 (59%)

80 (62%)

65 (59%)

72 (69%)

Age: Mean (SD)

23.93 (7.18)

22.94 (5.85)

23.82 (6.64)

24.14 (6.88)

24.41 (6.78)

Previous health professional

21 (13%)

25 (20%)

20 (15%)

21 (19%)

16 (15%)

Educational background:

- Access to Medicine

33 (20%)

27 (21%)

27 (21%)

20 (18%)

17 (16%)

- School leaver

75 (45%)

58 (45%)

62 (48%)

49 (45%)

31 (30%)

- Graduate

50 (30%)

43 (34%)

41 (32%)

41 (37%)

56 (54%)


Papageorgiou et al. BMC Medical Education 2011 11:55   doi:10.1186/1472-6920-11-55

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