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BMJ 1995; 310 doi: (Published 10 June 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:1531
  1. Aneez Esmail
  1. Senior lecturer in general practice University Department of General Practice, Rusholme Health Centre, Manchester M14 5NP

    EDITOR,—I C McManus and P Richards repeat some of the methodological problems with our paper that we highlighted. We believe that it is important to look at both offers of places and acceptances because both these measures are difficult to interpret, and we have submitted a further paper for publication, which looks at these issues in more detail. We can, however, state that our analysis of offers confirms the disadvantage faced by candidates from ethnic minorities, with a highly significant difference between medical …

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