Table 1

Summary of demographic information

CentreUKBahrainChinaIndiaPakistanNorth AmericaSouth AfricaTotal
Year of study:PreclinicalClinicalPreclinicalClinicalPreclinicalClinicalPreclinicalClinicalPreclinicalClinicalPreclinicalClinicalPreclinicalClinicalPreclinicalClinical
No of students1059760191153150128100132101126823171261021847
Gender (male) (n (%))39 (37.1)48 (49.5)28 (46.7)92 (48.2)86 (56.2)49 (32.7)99 (77.3)83 (83.0)60 (45.5)38 (37.6)53 (42.1)34 (41.5)104 (32.8)48 (38.1)469 (45.9)392 (46.3)
Known patient with schizophrenia (yes) (n (%))16 (15.2)16 (16.5)7 (11.5)23 (12.2)21 (13.7)49 (32.7)3 (2.3)9 (9.0)20 (15.5)20 (20.6)19 (15.1)31 (37.8)239 (76.1)61 (48.0)325 (32.0)209 (24.8)
Understanding of schizophrenia? (yes) (n (%))29 (27.6)71 (74.0)33 (54.1)134 (70.2)116 (75.8)146 (97.3)43 (33.6)96 (96.0)54 (41.5)66 (68.8)40 (32.0)54 (65.9)91 (29.3)58 (45.7406 (40.1)625 (74.2)
Planning psychiatry as a career (yes) (n (%))23 (23.2)10 (10.8)20 (32.8)35 (18.4)54 (35.3)57 (38.0)21 (16.7)19 (19.0)39 (30.2)20 (20.8)10 (7.9)17 (20.7)39 (12.7)12 (9.5)206 (20.6)170 (20.3)
  • The total number of responders is n=1873, however, some participants did not provide information on gender (n=5). Information about known patient with schizophrenia was not provided by 10 participants. Understanding of schizophrenia or not was not reported by 12 participants. Planning or not psychiatry as a career was not reported by 31 participants.