Table 3

Frequency distribution of speciality aspired to shown by gender at T3 (n = 522)

Speciality

Females (n = 281)

n (%)

adjusted standardised residual

Males (n = 241)

n (%)

adjusted standardised residual


Primary Care (n = 45)

26 (9.3)

0.6

19 (7.9)

-0.6

Internal medicine (n = 126)

69 (24.6)

0.2

57 (23.7)

-0.2

Surgical specialities (n = 68)

13 (4.6)

-6.2

55 (22.8)

6.2

Gynaecology & Obstetrics (n = 31)

27 (9.6)

3.8

4 (1.7)

-3.8

Anaesthesiology (n = 40)

27 (9.6)

1.8

13 (5.4)

-1.8

Paediatrics (n = 44)

33 (6.3)

2.9

11 (4.6)

-2.9

Psychiatry (n = 25)

16 (5.7)

1.0

9 (3.7)

-1.0

Other specialities (n = 60)

23 (8.2)

-2.6

37 (15.4)

2.6

Not decided (n = 83)

47 (16.7)

0.6

36 (14.9)

0.6


Chi-square = 65.14, df = 8, p < 0.001

Buddeberg-Fischer et al. BMC Health Services Research 2006 6:137   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-6-137

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