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Table 2 Mentorship characteristics of survey respondents with a mentor

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

Mentorship demographics No. (%)
  (N=389 with mentor)
  Male Female p Fisher Exact Test
Department of mentor     
  Same department 255 (91.1) 95 (91.3) 0.93 1.0
  Another department 25 (8.9) 9 (8.7)   
Position of mentor     
  Dept. Chair / Professor 67 (23.9) 22 (21.4) 0.62 0.66
  Associate Prof. 59 (21.1) 27 (26.2)   
  Lecturer 58 (20.7) 19 (18.4)   
  Assistant Prof. 80 (28.6) 32 (31.1)   
  Other 16 (5.7) 3 (2.9)   
Mentor assignment initiated by     
  Mentor 242 (87.7) 84 (88.4) <0.01 0.01
  Mentee 34 (12.3) 11 (11.6)   
  Other 4 (1.4) 8 (7.8)   
Mentoring Meeting Frequency     
  Every month or more 213 (76.1) 83 (79.8) 0.44 0.50
  Other (combining all other categories) 67 (23.9) 21 (20.2)   
Satisfaction with Mentoring     
  Very satisfied/ A little satisfied 212 (75.7) 75 (72.8) 0.56 0.60
  Not Satisfied\Neutral 68 (24.3) 28 (27.2)