Table 1

Respondents post-graduation migration intentions & post training plans.

N (%)


Plan to train abroad (N = 270)

No

77(28.0)

Yes, for specialty training

151(54.9)

Yes. For subspecialty training

15(5.5%)

Don't know

27(9.8)


Preferred training country (N = 184)

USA

96(34.9)

United Kingdom

44(16.0)

Australia

19(6.9)

Gulf countries

10(3.6)

Canada

9(3.3)

Others

6(2.2)


Post abroad training plan (N = 166)

Return directly to Pakistan

39(14.2)

Work abroad <5 years then return

27(9.8)

Work abroad 5-10 years then return

48(17.5)

Work abroad > 10 years then return

26(9.5)

Never return to Pakistan

26(9.5)


Imran et al. BMC Research Notes 2011 4:417   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-4-417

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