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Table 4 Factors Impacting Mean Reported Proportion of Interviewers Asking about the Scholarly Project

From: The impact of medical student research as a discussion topic during the residency interview process

  Proportion of Interviewers Asking about SP (%, SD) p-value
Type of Specialty 0.2221
 Primary Care 33% (28.1)
 Non-Primary Care 23% (25.6)
Competitiveness of Specialty 0.2856
 More Competitive 18% (26.3)
 Less Competitive 29% (29.9)
Publication Status 0.9005
 Published 27% (27.0)
 Not Published 26% (27.1)
Presentation Status 0.1876
 Presented 34% (30.4)
 Not Presented 23% (24.1)
Topic Relatedness to Specialty 0.4553
 Topic Related 30% (27.2)
 Topic Unrelated 24% (26.7)
Amount of Research Undertaken 0.0237
 Additional Research 50% (26.2)
 Only Scholarly Project 29% (28.4)
Type of Residency Programs 0.0054
 Almost All - More than Half Academic Programs 31% (27.9)
 None - Less than half Academic Programs 22% (25.5)