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Table 1 Respondents’ basic information

From: Preferences of young physicians at community hospitals regarding academic research training through graduate school: a cross-sectional research

  All (127 respondents)
Number of years since graduation from medical school
 3 24 (18.9)
 4 26 (20.5)
 5 21 (16.5)
 6 18 (14.3)
 7 9 (7.1)
 8 6 (4.7)
 9 8 (6.3)
 10 15 (11.8)
Age, yearsa
 Median 30
 10–90th percent point 27–35
Gender, n (%)
 Male 95 (74.8)
 Female 32 (25.2)
Marital status, n (%)
 Single 74 (58.3)
 Married 53 (41.7)
Have children, n (%)
 No 98 (77.2)
 Yes 29 (22.8)
Field of specialization (including those in the training period), n (%)
 Internal medicine (includes organ specialties) 93 (73.2)
 Pediatrics 9 (7.1)
 Emergency medicine/intensive care 7 (5.5)
 Surgery (includes organ specialties) 5 (3.9)
 Family medicine 4 (3.1)
 Gynecology 3 (2.4)
 Urology 2 (1.6)
 Anesthesiology 2 (1.6)
 Radiology 2 (1.6)
Location of two-year internship
 Community hospital 102 (80.3)
 University hospital 14 (11.0)
 Both community and university hospitals (“tasukigake”) 11 (8.7)
Affiliated with university ikyoku
 No 107 (84.3)
 Yes 20 (15.7)
Number of beds at the workplace hospital, nb
 Median 524
 10–90th percent point 219–1026
  1. aData was missing from one respondent
  2. bData were missing from three respondents