Table 6

Ten year dropout 2001–2011 (excluding students who transferred)
Drop out, n (%) Completed, n (%) Total, n RR, 95% CIs p-value
Nationality 70 (5.2) Δ 1280 (94.8) 1350 # - -
Irish + EU 34 811 845 Reference [1] -
North American 10 152 162 1.53 (0.77, 3.04) 0.22
Malaysia + Singapore 10 225 235 1.06 (0.53, 2.11) 0.87
Kuwait + UAE 13 55 68 4.75 (2.63, 8.57) <0.0001
Other 3 37 40 1.86 (0.60, 5.81) 0.28
Gender
Female 32 (4.2) 722 (95.8) 754 Reference [1] -
Male 38 (6.4) 558 (93.6) 596 1.50 (0.95, 2.37) 0.08

Δ Number of students who dropped out excluding students who transferred during the period September 2001-August 2011.

# Total number of students who enrolled September 2001 – September 2011 excluding students who transferred.

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Maher et al. BMC Medical Education 2013 13:13   doi:10.1186/1472-6920-13-13

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