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Women in Selected Schools for Health Professions, by Race/Ethnicity, 2008-2009

Women in Selected Schools for Health Professions, by Race/Ethnicity, 2007-2008
Race/Ethnicity Percent of Female Students
Allopathic
Medicine
Osteopathic
Medicine
Dentistry Optometry Pharmacy Public Health

*Non-Hispanic. **Includes non-Hispanic American Indian/Alaska Natives, students of other races, foreign students, and students whose race is unknown; data for allopathic medicine do not include foreign students.

Source I.10: Professional Associations

White* 56.2 67.4 51.4 53.6 58.1 58.1
Black* 8.9 4.9 7.9 3.6 6.6 12.2
Hispanic 7.9 3.8 7.5 4.9 4.2 9.1
Asian/Pacific Islander* 20.2 18.4 28.4 30.9 22.9 12.4
Other Races** 6.8 5.7 4.7 7.0 8.1 8.2

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