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Table 5 Relationship between specialty preference, gender and GPA

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

  n (%) Median (IQ Range)
Specialty group Male Female Together GPA
Surgery 52 (34.7) 56 (21.8) 108 (26.5) 4.0 (4.0–4.5)
Internal medicine 49 (32.7) 136 (52.9) 185 (45.5) 4.0 (4.0–4.5)
Public health 18 (12.0) 10 (3.9) 28 (6.9) 4.0 (3.5–4.0)
Psychiatry 8 (5.3) 21 (8.2) 29 (7.1) 4.0 (3.76–4.01)
Anesthesiology and emergency medicine 12 (8.0) 14 (5.4) 26 (6.4) 4.2 (4.0–4.4)
Diagnostics 11 (7.3) 20 (7.8) 31 (7.6) 4.0 (4.0–4.5)