TABLE 3

Point in Training That Fellows Decided on Subspecialty Training and Area (N = 755)

Overall (N = 755), % (n)Neonatal and Critical Care (N = 243), % (n)All Other Subspecialties (N = 512), % (n)Female (N = 431), % (n)Male (N = 324), % (n)
Point in training decided to pursue subspecialty training
    Before residency43 (321)35 (86)a46 (235)a40 (170)a47 (151)a
    First year of residency24 (183)25 (62)a24 (121)a23 (98)a26 (85)a
    Second year of residency24 (184)27 (65)a23 (119)a27 (118)a20 (66)a
    Third year of residency8 (58)12 (28)a6 (30)a9 (38)a6 (20)a
    After residency1 (6)1 (2)a1 (4)a1 (6)a0 (0)a
    Unsure0 (3)0 (0)a0 (3)a0 (1)a1 (2)a
Point in training decided on specific subspecialty area
    Before residency21 (159)14 (35)a24 (124)a21 (89)a22 (70)a
    First year of residency24 (178)22 (54)a24 (124)a20 (86)a28 (92)a
    Second year of residency40 (304)43 (105)a39 (199)a44 (188)a36 (116)a
    Third year of residency14 (104)19 (45)a12 (59)a14 (60)a13 (44)a
    After residency1 (9)2 (4)a1 (5)a1 (7)a1 (2)a
  • a P ≤ .05.