Table 7

Summary of Statistically Significant Results from Table 5 and Prior 1996-1997 Study

Panel A: High values for satisfaction score in 2004-2005 and high percentages for "very satisfied" in 1996-1997


2004-2005

1996-1997

Pediatric emergency medicine

Geriatric internal medicine

Geriatric medicine

Neonatal medicine

Other pediatric subspecialties

Dermatology

Neonatal/prenatal medicine

Pediatrics

Internal medicine and pediatrics (combined practice)

All other specialties (n<40)

Pediatrics

Dermatology

Child and adolescent psychiatry


Panel B: Low values for satisfaction score in 2004-2005 and high percentages for "dissatisfied" in 1996-1997.


2004-2005

1996-1997

Neurological surgery

Otolaryngology

Pulmonary critical care medicine

Obstetrics and gynecology

Nephrology

Ophthalmology

Obstetrics and gynecology

Orthopedic surgery

Internal medicine


Leigh et al. BMC Health Services Research 2009 9:166   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-9-166

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