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Table 2 Characteristics of senior residents who feel their residency training has adequately prepared them to perform Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (N = 159)

From: Ob/Gyn resident self-perceived preparedness for minimally invasive surgery

VariableMean Likert ScoreP-Value
Year in Residency 0.36
 Third2.21 ± 0.85 
 Fourth2.08 ± 0.91 
Medical Degree 0.33
 Allopathic2.16 ± 0.90 
 Osteopathic1.94 ± 0.75 
Race  
 White/Caucasian2.05 ± 0.910.10
 Black/African-American2.00 ± 0.630.60
 Asian2.43 ± 0.730.08
Gender 0.98
 Female2.14 ± 0.86 
 Male2.12 ± 0.99 
Age 0.27
 26–302.07 ± 0.90 
 31–352.20 ± 0.77 
  > 353.00 ± 2.83 
Type of Residency Program 0.44
 Academic2.16 ± 0.94 
 Community1.88 ± 0.89 
 Community-Academic Affiliated2.20 ± 0.75 
Work with Graduate(s) of MIGS Fellowship 0.02
 Yes2.00 ± 0.81 
 No2.39 ± 0.94 
  1. Values reported as mean ± SD on a 5-point Likert Scale (1 = Strongly Agree and 5 = Strongly Disagree)
  2. P < 0.05 Bold