Table 1

Demographics of schools according to gender, ethnicity and year
Variable The Technion – Israel Institute of Technology (n=200) Tel Aviv University (n=289) The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (n=276) Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (n=150) Total (n=915)
Gender:
  % Male 44.5 36 47.1 49.3 43.4
  % Female 54.5 63.7 52.9 50.7 56.3
  % NA 1 0.3 0 0 0.3
Ethnicity:
  % Jewish 67.5 86.2 89.9 91.3 84
  % Non-Jewish 32 13.8 9.8 8.7 15.8
  % NA 0.5 0 0.3 0 0.2
Year:
  % First year 36.5 40.83 45.29 36.66 40.5
  % Second year 37 36.33 31.88 28.67 33.9
  % Third year 26.5 22.84 22.83 34.67 25.6

The percentage is calculated from the total number of medical students in years1–3 at each university.

NA represents students who did not answer the specific question.

Non-Jewish includes all the students who declared themselves to be Muslim, Christian, Druze, Bedouin or Other (8%, 5.2%, 1.5%, 0.4%, and 0.5% respectively).

Baytner-Zamir et al.

Baytner-Zamir et al. BMC Research Notes 2014 7:168   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-7-168

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