Table 1.

Characteristics of study participants

CharacteristicN (%)
Age (yr)
 <250 (0)
 25–3023 (92)
 31–352 (8)
 >350 (0)
Sex
 Men12 (48)
 Women13 (52)
Ethnicity
 Hispanic or Latino1 (4)
 Not Hispanic or Latino24 (96)
Race
 American Indian or Alaskan Native0 (0)
 Asian7 (28)
 Black0 (0)
 Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander0 (0)
 White18 (72)
Year of residency
 First4 (16)
 Second12 (48)
 Third9 (36)
Geographic location of medical school
 West6 (24)
  Pacific Northwest2 (8)
  Mountain West4 (16)
 Midwest7 (28)
  East North Central4 (16)
  West North Central3 (12)
 Northeast5 (20)
  New England1 (4)
  Mid-Atlantic4 (16)
 South7 (28)
  South Atlantic3 (12)
  East South Central0 (0)
  West South Central4 (16)
Career choice
 Nephrology2 (8)
 Hospitalist6 (24)
 Cardiology3 (12)
 Gastroenterology4 (16)
 Hematology/oncology2 (8)
 Infectious disease2 (8)
 Allergy/immunology1 (4)
 Rheumatology1 (4)
 Pulmonary/critical care1 (4)
 Dermatology1 (4)
 Primary care2 (8)