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Table 5 Impact factors and subject-related impact factors

From: Publication activities of German junior researchers in academic medicine: which factors impact impact factors?

  Impact factors Subject-related impact factors
Gender male   female male   female
 Mean (SD) 3.48 (2.67)   3.46 (2.99) 1.83 (1.28)   1.67 (1.39)
Final grade of the doctorate excellent very good good/satisfactory excellent very good good/satisfactory
 Mean (SD) 4.49 (2.95) 3.51 (2.70) 2.70 (2.99) 2.15 (1.28) 1.77 (1.29) 1.41 (1.45)
Participation in a structured doctoral study program yes   no yes   no
 Mean (SD) 4.33 (2.91)   3.37 (2.82) 2.11 (1.28)   1.70 (1.34)
Joint publications with academic supervisor (minimum 1) yes   no yes   no
 Mean (SD) 3.64 (3.03)   2.84 (2.25) 1.80 (1.42)   1.56 (1.10)