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Table 2 Changes in board certification status between 2010 and 2012

From: Internal medicine board certification and career pathways in Japan

Year of registration as physician Certified as of 2010 survey Lost certification Not reported in 2012 survey Obtained certification Not reported in 2010 survey Certified as of 2012 survey
(A) (B) (C) (D) (E) (F)
2012–2008 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007–2003 890 97 75 2000 163 2881
2002–1998 5183 419 324 1452 388 6280
1997–1993 6579 512 237 860 267 6957
1992–1988 7048 499 228 655 234 7210
1987–1983 6325 523 183 589 151 6359
1982–1978 5539 509 165 536 138 5539
1977–1973 3176 329 122 331 92 3148
1972 or before 4228 955 495 684 189 3651
Total 38,968 3843 1829 7107 1622 42,025