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Table 4 Relationship between specialty preference and gender

From: Importance of the big-five in the future medical specialty preference

  n (%) Median
Specialty Male (n = 150) Female (n = 257) Together (n = 407) GPA
Anesthesiology 11 (7.3) 14 (5.4) 25 (6.1) 4.2
Cardiology 6 (4.0) 9 (3.5) 15 (3.7) 4.0
Cardiothoracic Surgery 4 (2.7) 6 (2.3) 10 (2.5) 4.0
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy 1 (0.7) 3 (1.2) 4 (1.0) 4.0
Clinical Genetics 0 (0) 4 (1.6) 4 (1.0) 4.5
Clinical Neurophysiology 0 (0) 1 (0.4) 1 (0.2)
Dermatology and Venereology 0 (0) 15 (5.8) 15 (3.7) 4.0
Emergency Medicine 1 (0.7) 0 (0) 1 (0.2)
Endocrinology 4 (2.7) 14 (5.4) 18 (4.4) 4.4
Gastroenterology 1 (0.7) 2 (0.8) 3 (0.7) 4.0
Geriatrics 1 (0.7) 1 (0.4) 2 (0.5)
Gynecology and Obstetrics 2 (1.3) 11 (4.3) 13 (3.2) 4.0
Infectious Diseases 3 (2.0) 4 (1.6) 7 (1.7) 4.1
Internal Medicine 0 (0) 1 (0.4) 1 (0.2)
Laboratory Medicine/Medical Biopathology 1 (0.7) 1 (0.4) 2 (0.5) 4.8
Medical Microbiology 0 (0) 1 (0.4) 1 (0.2)
Nephrology 2 (1.3) 9 (3.5) 11 (2.7) 4.2
Neurology 12 (8.0) 13 (5.1) 25 (6.1) 4.0
Neurosurgery 11 (7.3) 7 (2.7) 18 (4.4) 4.4
Nuclear Medicine 0 (0) 3 (1.2) 3 (0.7) 4.0
Occupational Medicine 11 (7.3) 5 (1.9) 16 (3.9) 4.0
Ophthalmology 0 (0) 6 (2.3) 6 (1.5) 4.0
Oro-Maxillo-Facial Surgery 2 (1.3) 4 (1.6) 6 (1.5) 4.2
Orthopedics 9 (6.0) 3 (1.2) 12 (2.9) 3.9
Otorhinolaryngology 1 (0.7) 3 (1.2) 4 (1.0) 4.5
Pediatric Surgery 2 (1.3) 2 (0.8) 4 (1.0) 4.4
Pediatrics 12 (8.0) 18 (7.0) 30 (7.4) 4.0
Pathology 5 (3.3) 36 (14.0) 41 (10.1) 4.0
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2 (1.3) 7 (2.7) 9 (2.2) 4.0
Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery 3 (2.0) 6 (2.3) 9 (2.2) 4.2
Pneumology 0 (0) 3 (1.2) 3 (0.7) 4.4
Psychiatry 7 (4.7) 18 (7.0) 25 (6.1) 4.0
Public Health Medicine 7 (4.7) 5 (1.9) 12 (2.9) 3.9
Radiology 8 (5.3) 7 (2.7) 15 (3.7) 4.0
Radiotherapy 0 (0) 1 (0.4) 1 (0.2)
Rheumatology 0 (0) 1 (0.4) 1 (0.2)
Surgery 10 (6.7) 3 (1.2) 13 (3.2) 4.0
Thoracic Surgery 1 (0.7) 0 (0) 1 (0.2)
Urology 3 (2.0) 4 (1.6) 7 (1.7) 4.0
Vascular Surgery 7 (4.7) 6 (2.3) 13 (3.2) 4.0