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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of sample (n = 24)

From: “Looking at Myself in the Future”: how mentoring shapes scientific identity for STEM students from underrepresented groups

Demographic characteristic N (%)
Sex
 Female 18 (75.0)
 Male 6 (25.0)
Underrepresented minority (URM)
 Yes 13 (54.2)
 No 11 (45.8)
Racea
 White/Caucasian 13 (54.0)
 Black/African American 6 (25.0)
 Asian 2 (8.3)
 Native American 2 (8.3)
Ethnicity
 Hispanic/Latinx 5 (20.8)
 Middle Eastern 1 (4.2)
Majorb
 Biological sciences 16 (66.7)
 Physical sciences 5 (20.8)
 Psychological sciences 3 (12.5)
 Mathematics and statistics 3 (12.5)
 Computer science 2 (8.3)
Type of mentorship discussed
 Research 19 (79.2)
 Teaching 7 (29.2)
 CSS program 5 (20.8)
 Peer 3 (12.5)
 Not discussed 1 (4.2)
  1. aOne student did not report their race
  2. bFive students had double majors in STEM fields