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Career choices for cardiology: cohort studies of UK medical graduates

Fay Smith1, Trevor W Lambert1*, Alex Pitcher2 and Michael J Goldacre1

Author Affiliations

1 UK Medical Careers Research Group, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK

2 Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, OX3 9DU, UK

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BMC Medical Education 2013, 13:10  doi:10.1186/1472-6920-13-10

Published: 25 January 2013

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Number and percentage of respondents who specified cardiology as their first choice of eventual career at one (1974–2009), three (1974–2008) and five (1974–2005) years after graduation; Description of data: This table shows the number and percentage of doctors who specified cardiology as their first choice of long-term career (including tied choices).

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Numbers of doctors who specified each factor as influencing their choice of long-term career a great deal: one, three, and five years after graduating (1993 cohorts onwards). Description of data: This table shows the numbers of doctors who specified each factor as influencing their choice of long-term career a great deal.

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