Table 2

χ2 results

Specialty trainingUK employment/
further study
Working abroadCareer breakTotal
Predictor variables
Graduate status: school leaver on entry to medical school2000 (40.2%)1903 (38.3%)332 (6.7%)740 (14.9%)4975
Graduate status: graduate on entry to medical school780 (52.7%)425 (28.7%)70 (4.7%)205 (13.9%)1480
Graduate status= χ2 (3, n=6455)=77.88, p≤0.001
Gender: male1164 (41.7%)1090 (39.0%)178 (6.4%)362 (13.0%)2794
Gender: female1607 (44.2%)1227 (33.8%)223 (6.1%)577 (15.9%)3634
Gender= χ2 (3, n=6428)=23.84, p≤0.001
F1 intention: intention to apply for specialty training2170 (62.3%)854 (24.5%)93 (2.7%)366 (10.5%)3483
F1 intention: no intention to apply for specialty training278 (13.9%)1055 (52.8%)242 (12.1%)423 (21.2%)1998
F1 intention: χ2 (3, N=5481) = 1242.72, p≤0.001