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Table 1 Postgraduate qualifications of Australian specialist trainees 2010, 2014 MABEL waves 5–7

From: Additional qualifications of trainees in specialist training programs in Australia

  Any Postgraduate or Research Qualifications PhD Master’s Degree Postgraduate Diploma/Certificate Medical School Research Degree
Speciality n n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Anaesthesia 127 56 (44.1%) 3 (2.4%) 5 (3.9%) 22 (17.3%) 41 (32.3%)
Dermatology 17 7 (41.2%) 0 (0%) 3 (17.6%) 0 (0%) 6 (35.3%)
Emergency medicine 128 47 (36.7%) 0 (0%) 12 (9.4%) 24 (18.8%) 23 (18%)
Intensive care medicine 41 16 (39%) 0 (0%) 3 (7.3%) 10 (24.4%) 7 (17.1%)
Obstetrics and Gynaecology 90 49 (54.4%) 3 (3.3%) 13 (14.4%) 23 (25.6%) 31 (34.4%)
Ophthalmology 14 11 (78.6%) (95%CI 49.2–95.3) 3 (21.4%) (95%CI 4.6–50.7) 6 (42.9%) (95%CI 17.6–71.1) 1 (7.1%) 7 (50%) (95%CI 23–77)
Paediatrics and child health 114 77 (67.5%) 5 (4.4%) 13 (11.4%) 47 (41.2%) (95%CI 32.1–50.8) 38 (33.3%)
Pathology 41 15 (36.6%) 0 (0%) 1 (2.4%) 5 (12.2%) 13 (31.7%)
Physician 241 103 (42.7%) 4 (1.7%) 15 (6.2%) 23 (9.5%) 84 (34.9%)
Psychiatry 69 24 (34.8%) 2 (2.9%) 7 (10.1%) 4 (5.8%) 16 (23.2%)
Radiation oncology 13 5 (38.5%) 0 (0%) 1 (7.7%) 1 (7.7%) 4 (30.8%)
Radiology 28 14 (50%) 0 (0%) 3 (10.7%) 3 (10.7%) 9 (32.1%)
Surgery 72 41 (56.9%) 4 (5.6%) 18 (25%) 14 (19.4%) 23 (31.9%)
Total 995 465 (46.7%) (95%CI 43.6–49.8) 24 (2.4%) (95%CI 1.4–3.3) 100 (10.1%) (95% CI 8.2–11.9) 177 (17.8%) (95%CI 15.4–20.1) 302 (30.4%) (95%CI 27.5–33.2)