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Table 2 Social interaction domain

From: Consensual qualitative research on the internship experience and development of career identity of Korean doctors

Domain Category/Subcategory Frequency
Social interaction domain 1) Recognition of mentor importance
a. Psychological support from senior residents Typical (6)
b. Positive support experience from professors Typical (7)
2) Situational awareness in the clinical department
a. Experience of the reality of the desired specialty Typical (7)
b. Residents’ quality of life Typical (6)
c. Consideration of competition Variable (5)
d. Experiences related to gender discrimination Variable (2)
3) Relationship experience
a. Preliminary approval of decision by the department Variable (5)
b. Experience of the relationship with patients Variable (4)