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Table 7 Single vs Married Students who Completed Military Service - Demographics

From: Medical specialty selection criteria of Israeli medical students early in their clinical experience: subgroups

   SINGLE MARRIED P
N   212 142  
FEMALE   51.7% 39.7%  
MALE   48.3% 60.3% 0.05
AGE (YEARS) 18-20 0.0% 0.0%  
21-23 0.0% 0.0%  
24-26 24.5% 10.6%  
27-29 60.4% 57.0%  
30-32 10.4% 26.1%  
+ 32 4.7% 6.3% 0.01
RELIGIOUS OBSERVANCE RELIGIOUS 6.6% 33.1%  
SECULAR 81.1% 60.6%  
TRADITIONAL 12.3% 5.6% 0.01
THOUGHT OR CONSIDERED A SPECIALTY? YES 81.1% 80.7%  
NO 18.9% 19.3% NS
WHEN DID YOU START CONSIDERING A SPECIALTY? PRIOR TO STARTING MEDICAL SCHOOL 29.4% 25.9%  
YEAR 1 4.7% 0.0%  
YEAR 2 2.9% 1.8%  
YEAR 3 4.1% 4.5%  
YEAR 4 44.1% 50.9%  
YEAR 5 14.7% 17.0% NS
DID YOU CHANGE YOUR MIND? YES 64.5% 61.1%  
NO 35.5% 38.9% NS
WHEN DID YOU CHANGE YOUR MIND? YEAR 1 0.0% 0.0%  
YEAR 2 1.2% 3.6%  
YEAR 3 2.4% 0.0%  
YEAR 4 48.8% 36.4%  
YEAR 5 47.6% 60.0% NS
SPECIALTIES CONSIDERED BY THE STUDENTS FAMILY MEDICINE 3.6% 2.8%  
PSYCHIATRY 10.1% 8.4%  
PEDIATRICS 34.9% 34.6%  
INTERNAL MEDICINE 27.8% 30.8%  
OB/GYN 21.9% 16.8%  
EMERGENCY MEDICINE 1.8% 0.9%  
SURGICAL SPECIALTIES 39.1% 30.8%  
OTHER 31.4% 36.4% NS