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Table 1 Demographic profile of respondents, overall and by research stream status

From: The Beginning of the Research Stream in Family Medicine Residency Program at McMaster University

Characteristic Overall n = 52 Research stream n = 11 Regular stream n = 41 p value
Female: n (%) 32 (62) 10 (91) 22 (54) .035
McMaster graduate: n (%) 21 (40) 7 (64) 14 (34) .095
R1'S: n (%) 29 (56) 8 (73) 22 (54) .319
Advanced degree: n (%) 10 (19) 2 (18) 8 (20) 1.000
Research experience: n (%) 37 (71) 8 (73) 29 (71) 1.000
Training in biostatistics or epidemiology: n (%) 32 (62) 8 (73) 24 (59) .497
The most important factors that would facilitate research activity:     
More time 18 (35) 3 (27) 15 (37)  
More support 22 (42) 8 (73) 14 (34)  
Not interested 12 (23) 0 (0) 12 (29) .039*
  1. * Chi-square test, all other comparisons used Fisher's exact test