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Table 1 Summarized characteristics of study participants

From: The students' voice: Strengths and weaknesses of an undergraduate medical curriculum in a developing country, a qualitative study

  Number of students (%)
  Questionnaire respondents FGD participants
Gender   
   Male 82 (53.6%) 10 (55.6%)
   Female 71 (46.4%) 8 (44.4%)
Ethnicity   
   Sinhalese 136 (88.8%) 16 (88.8%)
   Tamil 9 (5.9%) 1 (5.6%)
   Muslim 8 (5.2%) 1 (5.6%)
Final MBBS result   
   Repeat 16 (10.5%) 2 (11.1%)
   Simple pass 83 (54.2%) 10 (55.5%)
   Second class, Lower 40 (26.1%) 4 (22.2%)
   Second class, Upper 12 (7.8%) 1 (5.6%)
   First class 2 (1.3%) 1 (5.6%)
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