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Table 1 Applicant characteristics (N = 102), Mentored Training for Dissemination and Implementation Research in Cancer

From: Mentored training and its association with dissemination and implementation research output: a quasi-experimental evaluation

 Total (N = 102), N (%)Fellow (N = 55), N (%)Nonfellow (N = 47), N (%)p valuea
Gender   0.914
 Female82 (80.4)44 (80.0)38 (80.9) 
 Male20 (19.6)11 (20.0)9 (19.1) 
Cancer area focus   0.457
 Detection16 (15.7)11 (20.0)5 (10.6) 
 Prevention49 (48.0)24 (43.6)25 (53.2) 
 Survivorship18 (17.6)11 (20.0)7 (14.9) 
 Treatment19 (18.6)9 (16.4)10 (21.3) 
Position   0.475
 Associate professor or professor15 (14.7)10 (18.2)5 (10.6) 
 Assistant professor47 (46.1)27 (49.1)20 (42.6) 
 Post-doctoral or research fellow22 (21.6)10 (18.2)12 (25.5) 
 Others18 (17.6)8 (14.5)10 (21.3) 
Home institution within the USA   0.242
 No15 (14.7)6 (10.9)9 (19.1) 
 Yes87 (85.3)49 (89.1)38 (80.9) 
Years from an undergraduate degree at the time of application, mean (SD)17.9 (6.7)18.2 (6.3)17.4 (7.2)0.565
Application year (cohort)   0.011
 201421 (20.6)13 (23.6)8 (17.0) 
 201522 (21.6)15 (27.3)7 (14.9) 
 201618 (17.6)13 (23.6)5 (10.6) 
 201741 (40.2)14 (25.5)27 (57.4) 
  1. ap values from independent samples t tests for continuous data and Pearson chi-square tests for categorical data