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Table 1 Respondent characteristics by LGBTQ+ and dual degree and medical trainees (n = 2,841)

From: Characteristics, barriers, and career intentions of a national cohort of LGBTQ+ MD/PhD and DO/PhD trainees

  LGBTQ+  non-LGBTQ+ 
MD/PhD or DO/PhD n (%) MD/DO n (%) MD/PhD or DO/PhD n (%) MD/DO n (%)
Sex
 Male 26 (56.52) 63 (52.50) 264 (54.65) 883 (40.35)
 Female 18 (39.13) 49 (40.83) 219 (45.34) 1305 (59.64)
 Transgender femalea 1 (2.17) 4 (3.33) 0 (0) 0 (0)
 Queer/Genderqueer 1 (2.17) 4 (3.33) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Total (n) 46 120 483 2188
Race
 White 33 (71.73) 76 (66.08) 329 (68.54) 1479 (68.25)
 Black or African American 2 (4.34) 2 (1.73) 20 (4.16) 98 (4.52)
 American Indian or Alaska Native 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (0.20) 6 (0.27)
 Asian or Pacific Islander 8 (17.39) 19 (16.52) 76 (15.83) 370 (17.07)
 Multiracial or Not listed above 3 (6.52) 18 (15.65) 54 (11.25) 214 (9.87)
Total (n) 46 115 480 2167
Ethnicity
 Hispanic/Latinx/Latine 4 (8.69) 10 (8.62) 26 (5.42) 140 (6.43)
 Not Hispanic/Latinx/Latine 42 (91.30) 106 (91.37) 453 (94.57) 2037 (93.56)
Total (n) 46 116 479 2177
Year
 Medical School Year 1 6 (13.33) 37 (31.89) 97 (20.04) 707 (32.19)
 Medical School Year 2 5 (11.11) 40 (34.48) 77 (15.90) 573 (26.09)
 Medical School Year 3 4 (8.88) 22 (18.96) 36 (7.44) 423 (19.26)
 Medical School Year 4 6 (13.33) 13 (11.20) 43 (8.88) 387 (17.62)
 Graduate School Year 1 10 (22.22) 0 (0) 66 (13.63) 19 (0.87)
 Graduate School Year 2 2 (4.44) 0 (0) 54 (11.15) 6 (0.27)
 Graduate School Year 3 5 (11.11) 0 (0) 37 (7.64) 5 (0.23)
 Graduate School Year 4 6 (13.33) 0 (0) 47 (9.71) 5 (0.23)
 Graduate School Year 5 0 (0) 0 (0) 9 (1.86) 2 (0.09)
 Graduate School Year 6 +  0 (0) 0 (0) 7 (1.45) 1 (0.05)
 Year out for Research 0 (0) 4 (3.45) 6 (1.24) 43 (1.96)
 Other or N/Ab 1 (2.22) 0 (0) 9 (1.86) 25 (1.14)
Total (n) 45 116 484 2,196
  1. aNo trainees identified as transgender male
  2. bIndividuals who thought they did not fit into predefined selection options chose “Other” or “N/A.” Some indicated they were taking a break, some that they were doing more extensive research programs, and some did not give a reason