Table 1.

Sampling Frames by Subspecialty

SubspecialtyTarget
Sample
Number Returned
(% of Target)
Number in Final
Analysis (% of Target)
Pediatric medical
Adolescent medicine1262884 (70)838 (66)
Cardiology1112762 (69)757 (68)
Critical care medicine1437925 (64)793 (55)
Developmental-behavioral942724 (77)704 (75)
Emergency medicine1451934 (64)648 (45)
Endocrinology787548 (70)536 (68)
Infectious diseases693513 (74)378 (55)
Neonatology29222039 (70)2034 (70)
Pulmonology792531 (67)445 (56)
Separate specialty boards
Allergy and immunology1619976 (60)742 (46)
Dermatology348245 (70)131 (38)
Genetics735507 (69)383 (52)
Neurology892569 (64)543 (61)
Pediatric surgical
Ophthalmology1023632 (62)407 (40)
Orthopaedic surgery962516 (54)355 (37)
Otolaryngology473283 (60)196 (41)
Plastic surgery824350 (42)120 (15)
Total18 27411 938 (65)10 010 (55)