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From: The emerging dental workforce: why dentistry? A quantitative study of final year dental students' views on their professional career

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Important and very important factors influencing students' choice of dentistry by ethnicity: multiple responses (n = 116). Note 1. Asians were significantly more likely to identify the following influences: * tried an alternative career/course, p = 0.004. ** been influenced by friends, p = 0.007. *** wish to provide public service, p = 0.005. **** have a desire to work in healthcare, p = 0.027. ***** been influenced by work experience, p = 0.038. 2. Influence of family (p = 0.057) and academic knowledge (p = 0.07) approaching significance

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