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Table 1 General characteristics of the OEM residents surveyed in August 2012

From: Residency programs and the outlook for occupational and environmental medicine in Korea

Variables   Institution   Residency year  
Total Institute Hospital P-value * Lower Higher P-value *
Gender a        
 Male 103 (82.4) 15 (78.9) 88 (83.0) 0.668 53 (84.1) 50 (80.6) 0.609
 Female 22 (17.6) 4 (21.1) 18 (17.0)   10 (15.9) 12 (19.4)  
Age b 31.7 ± 3.9 31.8 ± 3.7 31.6 ± 4.0 0.839 30.8 ± 3.8 32.5 ± 3.9 0.013
Working region a        
 Seoul metropolitan area 66 (52.8) 19 (100.0) 47 (44.3) 0.000 35 (55.6) 31 (50.0) 0.534
 Other areas 59 (47.2) 0 (0.0) 59 (55.7)   28 (44.4) 31 (50.0)  
  1. OEM Occupational and environmental medicine; SD Standard deviation
  2. *Chi-squared test or Student’s t-test
  3. a N (%)
  4. b Mean ± SD