Table 1.

Percentage distributions of ASPO survey respondents by selected characteristics, gender, and degree

CharacteristicsGender
Degree
Total (N = 233)Women (N = 142)Men (N = 91)P value*Total (N = 224)M.D./D.O. (N = 143)Ph.D./Dr.P.H./Sc.D. (N = 81)P value*
Degree0.02
    M.A./M.S./M.P.H.341
    M.D./D.O.61547364100
    Ph.D./Dr.P.H./Sc.D.35402636100
    Other110
Age in years<0.00010.03
    <307103565
    30-39293520292537
    40-49373737383641
    50-59171421171915
    ≥60941910142
Type of institution0.01*0.66
    Cancer center363933363242
    School of medicine252034262921
    School of public health172210161714
    Research institute794879
    Federal government7510777
    Other769777
Tenure track position0.0050.09
    Yes473862485241
    No536238524859
100% “hard money” salary support0.030.52
    Yes221830222125
    No788270787975
100% “soft money” salary support<0.00010.61
    Yes324315313033
    No685785697067
Bridge funding available0.340.44
    Yes727468716974
    No282632293126
  • * P value calculated from χ2 test.

  • P value calculated from Fisher's exact test.