Bulletin of the World Health Organization

High-end physician migration from India

Manas Kaushik, Abhishek Jaiswal, Naseem Shah, Ajay Mahal

Volume 86, Number 1, January 2008, 40-45

Table 1. Demographic, award and emigration information on AIIMS graduates, 1989–2000

Characteristic Category Total Emigrated % (n) P-valuea (2-sided)
Gender Men 350 54.9 (192) 0.436
Women 78 50.0 (39)
Region 1b 101 61.4 (62) 0.090
2c 30 63.3 (19)
3d 132 46.2 (61)
4e 165 53.9 (89)
Affirmative action 87 28.7 (25) < 0.0001
No awards 375 53.6 (201) 0.096
One award 28 42.9 (12)
Two or more awards 25 76.5 (18)

a P-values based on χ² test and assess whether the proportion of students migrating differs across groups.b Region 1: Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Chandigarh.c Region 2: Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh.d Region 3: Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan.e Region 4: Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, North Eastern States, Jammu & Kashmir, West Bengal, Delhi.

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