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Table 1 Respondents post-graduation migration intentions & post training plans.

From: Brain Drain: Post Graduation Migration Intentions and the influencing factors among Medical Graduates from Lahore, Pakistan

  N (%)
Plan to train abroad (N = 270)  
   No 77(28.0)
   Yes, for specialty training 151(54.9)
   Yes. For subspecialty training 15(5.5%)
   Don't know 27(9.8)
Preferred training country (N = 184)  
   USA 96(34.9)
   United Kingdom 44(16.0)
   Australia 19(6.9)
   Gulf countries 10(3.6)
   Canada 9(3.3)
   Others 6(2.2)
Post abroad training plan (N = 166)  
   Return directly to Pakistan 39(14.2)
   Work abroad <5 years then return 27(9.8)
   Work abroad 5-10 years then return 48(17.5)
   Work abroad > 10 years then return 26(9.5)
   Never return to Pakistan 26(9.5)