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Table 2 Characteristics of FM residents exiting programs in 2016 and 2017, by sex/gender and parenthood (n, %)

From: The relationship between gender, parenthood and practice intentions among family medicine residents: cross-sectional analysis of national Canadian survey data

  Total (N = 1 633) Male non-parent (N = 441) Male parent (N = 174) Female non-parent (N = 810) Female parents (N = 208)  
  n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) p value (χ2)
Marital status < 0.001
 Single/divorced 687 (42.6) 241 (55.8) 7 (4.1) 429 (53.5) 10 (42.6)  
 Married/common law 927 (57.4) 191 (44.2) 166 (96.0) 373 (46.5) 197 (95.2)  
Location of MD training < 0.001
 Canada 1 254 (85.9) 381 (89.0) 125 (74.0) 705 (90.4) 143 (71.9)  
 International 222 (14.1) 47 (11.0) 44 (26.0) 75 (9.6) 56 (28.1)  
Region < 0.001
 Ontario 554 (33.8) 133 (30.2) 42 (24.1) 326 (40.3) 51 (24.5)  
 Western Canada 642 (39.3) 200 (45.4) 91 (52.3) 269 (33.2) 82 (39.4)  
 Atlantic Canada 64 (3.9) 14 (3.2) 9 (5.2) 31 (3.8) 10 (4.8)  
 Quebec 375 (23.0) 94 (21.3) 32 (18.4) 184 (22.7) 65 (31.3)  
Age groupings (years) < 0.001
 < 30 910 (58.8) 263 (62.8) 36 (21.3) 572 (74.6) 39 (20.3)  
 30–34 420 (27.2) 113 (27.0) 65 (38.5) 167 (21.8) 75 (39.1)  
 35+ 217 (14.0) 43 (10.3) 68 (40.2) 28 (3.7) 78 (40.6)  
Years since MD awarded < 0.001
 2 1 292 (79.3) 377 (85.7) 126 (72.4) 706 (87.4) 83 (39.9)  
 3 137 (8.4) 25 (5.7) 13 (7.5) 40 (5.0) 59 (28.4)  
 4+ 201 (12.3) 38 (8.6) 35 (20.1) 62 (7.7) 66 (31.7)  
Childhood environment < 0.001
 Inner city/urban/suburban 1 022 (62.9) 297 (68.0) 89 (51.5) 511 (63.2) 125 (60.4)  
 Small town 278 (17.1) 70 (16.0) 37 (21.4) 143 (17.7) 28 (13.5)  
 Rural/remote/isolated 227 (14.0) 43 (9.8) 28 (16.2) 121 (15.0) 35 (16.9)  
 Mixed 98 (6.0) 27 (6.2) 19 (11.0) 33 (4.1) 19 (9.2)