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Table 4 Comparison of factors influencing study pattern between fellowship interest and no fellowship interest

From: Associations between subspecialty fellowship interest and knowledge of internal medicine: A hypothesis-generating study of internal medicine residents

  FI+ FI-  
  None Some Large None Some Large  
Factor N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) P-value*
Need to be competitive 3 (9) 18 (51) 14 (40) 3 (38) 5 (62) 0 (0) 0.03
Need for general knowledge 0 (0) 6 (17) 29 (83) 1 (12) 3 (38) 4 (50) 0.06
Need for exam preparedness 5 (14) 15 (43) 15 (43) 2 (25) 5 (63) 1 (12) 0.33
  1. * Pearson Exact Chi-square test