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Table 2 Basic characteristics of the study participants

From: The current status of gender equity in medicine in Korea: an online survey about perceived gender discrimination

Classification, total 1 170 Women Men P value*
N % N %
Gender   747 63.8 423 36.2  
Age 20–30 295 39.5 124 29.4 0.003
30–40 330 44.2 223 52.8  
40–50 63 8.4 46 10.9  
50–60 43 5.8 25 5.9  
60 ≤ 16 2.1 4 1.0  
Position Resident 534 71.5 313 74.0 0.03
Fellow 9 1.2 11 2.6  
Professor 119 15.9 56 13.2  
Paid doctor in hospital 55 7.4 24 5.7  
Employed in clinic 20 2.7 14 3.3  
Others 10 1.3 5 1.2  
Department Internal medicine 355 47.5 167 39.5 < 0.05
Surgery 106 14.2 99 23.4  
Others 286 38.3 157 37.1  
Medical institution Tertiary hospital 522 69.9 281 66.4 0.75
Secondary hospital 154 20.6 99 23.4  
Hospital 23 3.1 15 3.6  
Clinic 32 4.3 17 4.0  
Others 16 2.1 11 2.6  
Marriage Yes 405 54.2 190 44.9 0.01
No 340 45.5 232 54.9  
Others 2 0.3 1 0.2  
Number of children 0 460 67.6 233 58.3 0.02
1 99 14.5 79 19.8  
2 109 16.0 78 19.5  
> 3 13 1.9 10 2.5  
  1. *Chi-square test