Table 1.

Specialty Area in Which Periodic Survey Respondents Spent Most of Their Time, 1987–1992

Specialty Area198719881989199019911992
Men
%
Women
%
Men
%
Women
%
Men
%
Women
%
Men
%
Women
%
Men
%
Women
%
Men
%
Women
%
General pediatrics56.859.654.554.454.755.563.164.456.766.564.371.0
Adolescent medicine*2.53.83.25.61.82.81.62.81.21.91.12.3
Pediatric allergy*5.32.25.62.84.52.23.51.53.52.93.41.9
Pediatric cardiology*4.41.62.72.12.2.72.71.63.71.03.41.6
Development/behavioral*,1.92.53.86.32.42.22.74.01.93.51.12.5
Emergency medicine,,.91.3.4.8.71.01.92.0
Hematology/oncology*,.7.61.83.11.21.82.02.32.01.21.72.1
Neonatology/perinatology*6.97.28.39.54.15.76.67.37.98.78.57.3
Critical care,.601.0.5
Infectious diseases,,.6.3.6.5.5.81.71.2
Pulmonology,§,.6.9.10.7.6
Pediatric surgery*1.102.4.81.2.32.3.92.7.41.5.3
Nephrology*1.1.6.8.81.3.41.3.6
Neurology§,,.4.5.4.41.6.5
Gastroenterology§,.3.11.0.4.9.4
Endocrinology*1.01.41.01.31.31.31.11.0
Other17.820.117.715.425.226.811.411.215.49.84.74.2
n887319258590317897172915129510355191664972
(% of total)#(73.5)(26.5)(74.1)(25.9)(71.4)(28.6)(69.2)(30.8)(66.6)(33.4)(63.1)(36.9)
χ219.4, P < .1050.5, P < .000126.2, P < .00544.9, P < .000144.1, P < .000151.1, P < .0001
  • * Asked on two of the three 1989 questionnaires.

  • Asked on one of the two 1987 questionnaires.

  • Asked on two of the five 1990 questionnaires.

  • § Asked on one of the five 1990 questionnaires.

  • Asked on one of the two 1991 questionnaires.

  • Asked on two of the three 1992 questionnaires.

  • # Percents are of total respondents who answered both specialty area and gender questions.