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Table 1 Change in preferred training program between CMSQ and EQ

From: The influence of international medical electives on career preference for primary care and rural practice

Preference at CMSQ Elective experience Preference at EQ Total (n = 2213)
Primary care Specialty
Primary care LMIC 25 (40.32 %) 37 (59.68 %) 62
HIC 104 (42.11 %) 143 (57.89 %) 247
Specialist LMIC 43 (11.81 %) 321 (88.19 %) 364
HIC 117 (10.23 %) 1027 (89.77 %) 1144
Undecided LMIC 17 (17.00 %) 83 (83.00 %) 100
HIC 60 (20.27 %) 236 (79.73 %) 296
  1. The number and proportion of students that expressed an interest in either primary care, specialty training, or were undecided at CMSQ, who completed electives in either HIC or LMIC settings and their subsequent preferred training program at EQ. Percentages in parentheses express each number as a proportion of students in each elective group for each CMSQ preference