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Table 1 Specialty comparison between survey respondents and national data

From: What drives junior doctors to use clinical practice guidelines? A national cross-sectional survey of foundation doctors in England & Wales

  Year One Year Two
Category Present survey results – N (%) National training survey 2013 results (%) Present survey results – N (%) National training survey 2013 results (%)
Anaesthetics 20 (2.3) 2.6 14 (1.7) 3.1
Emergency medicine 22 (2.6) 2.1 92 (11.0) 16.8
General practice 0 (0.0) 0.0 170 (20.4) 15.9
Medicine 378 (44.3) 49.4 231 (27.7) 26.4
Obstetrics and gynaecology 18 (2.1) 1.3 43 (5.2) 4.9
Ophthalmology 4 (0.5) 0.1 3 (0.4) 0.8
Paediatrics and child health 27 (3.2) 2.6 35 (4.2) 5.6
Pathology 0 (0.0) 0.0 2 (0.2) 0.8
Psychiatry 35 (4.1) 1.8 32 (3.8) 4.6
Public health 0 (0.0) 0.0 13 (1.6) 0.6
Radiology 4 (0.5) 0.5 3 (0.4) 1.0
Surgery 270 (31.7) 39.5 135 (16.2) 19.5