The relationship between the major personality trait and the intention to migrate among the 1st and 2nd year medical students of De La Salle Health Sciences Institute, School Year 2013-2014

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Community Medicine


Personality, Migration, Medical Students


A cross sectional study where 571 first and second year medicine students were asked to answer questions pertaining to age, gender, annual family income, and personalities. This study utilized Goldberg's IPIP Big-Five factor questionnaire which were given to randomly selected sample from a population. Data was analyzed through frequency, percentage, standard deviation and Chi-square test. The study conclude that having neuroticism, agreeableness, or conscientiousness as major personality trait was not a risk factor for having the intention to migrate; those with openness to experience as their major personality trait tended to have the intention to migrate.

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