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Table 4 Percentages (and numbers) of doctors from each medical school who specified Ophthalmology as first choice of career at one (1974–2002), three (1974–2000) and five (1974–1980, 1993 & 1996) years after graduation

From: Career choices for ophthalmology made by newly qualified doctors in the United Kingdom, 1974–2005

Clinical Medical School Percentages (Numbers) choosing Ophthalmology
  Year One Year Three Year Five
Birmingham 1.9 (21) 1.4 (15) 1.3 (11)
Bristol 2.0 (18) 1.4 (12) 1.5 (10)
Cambridge 4.0 (21) 2.7 (14) 1.6 (6)
Leeds 1.6 (15) 1.2 (11) 1.5 (11)
Leicester 1.8 (11) 1.5 (9) 1.3 (5)
Liverpool 1.5 (14) 1.1 (10) 0.8 (6)
Manchester 2.4 (40) 2.0 (31) 1.9 (22)
Newcastle 1.6 (15) 1.6 (15) 1.3 (9)
Nottingham 1.6 (12) 2.0 (15) 1.7 (9)
Oxford 3.4 (21) 3.1 (18) 2.8 (12)
Sheffield 1.4 (14) 0.9 (8) 1.2 (6)
Southampton 3.4 (24) 2.6 (18) 2.4 (12)
Imperial College 1.8 (32) 1.9 (31) 1.6 (20)
King's College 2.2 (44) 2.0 (38) 1.8 (26)
Queen Mary & Westfield 1.6 (23) 2.2 (28) 1.9 (19)
St George's 2.3 (16) 3.0 (19) 2.7 (13)
University College London 1.5 (31) 1.7 (32) 1.4 (21)
Aberdeen 1.5 (12) 1.0 (8) 0.8 (5)
Dundee 2.7 (20) 2.2 (15) 1.9 (10)
Edinburgh 1.3 (16) 1.0 (12) 1.3 (12)
Glasgow 1.1 (16) 1.0 (14) 1.1 (11)
Wales 1.8 (18) 1.6 (14) 1.1 (8)
Belfast 2.2 (19) 1.6 (14) 1.5 (9)
Total 1.9 (473) 1.7 (401) 1.6 (275)
  1. Numbers of respondents were 24611 in Year One, 23377 in Year Three and 17686 in Year Five. The medical school is unknown for 10 Year One respondents, 91 Year Three respondents and 1 Year Five respondent: these respondents are excluded.