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Table 1 Demographics of physician-scientist respondents in Japan with a mentor (N=389) and without a mentor (N=39)

From: Mentoring the next generation of physician-scientists in Japan: a cross-sectional survey of mentees in six academic medical centers

Demographics Have mentor, n (%) p* Fisher exact test p
Gender     
  Male 283 (90.1) 0.25 0.33
  Female 105 (93.8)   
Age (y)     
  <40 371 (91.4) 0.65 0.65
  40 or more 15 (88.2)   
Department     
  Clinical medicine 325 (90.3) 0.28 0.40
  Basic science 46 (93.9)   
  Other 18 (100)   
Area of research theme     
  Clinical research 165 (94.3) 0.54 0.79
  Basic science 200 (95.2)   
  Other 19 (100)   
Time allocation for research activities    
  0-20% 72 (74.2) <0.01 <0.01
  21-40% 129 (94.2)   
  41-60% 77 (97.5)   
  61-80% 83 (96.5)   
  81-100% 26 (100)   
Intention to pursue research career    
  Yes 115 (95.0) 0.07 0.09
  No/Uncertain 272 (89.5)   
  1. Note: Due to missing data, responses do not always total to 389.