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Table 2 Change in preferred region of practice 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 = 2894)
Rural Urban
Rural LMIC 66 (41.51 %) 93 (58.49 %) 159
HIC 244 (49.09 %) 253 (50.91 %) 497
Urban LMIC 48 (7.84 %) 564 (92.16 %) 612
HIC 109 (6.70 %) 1517 (93.30 %) 1626
  1. The number and proportion of students that expressed an interest in either rural or urban practice at CMSQ, who completed electives in either HIC or LMIC settings and their subsequent preferred region of practice at EQ. Percentages in parentheses express each number as a proportion of total students in each elective group for each CMSQ preference