Table 4.

Pediatric Subspecialty Choices of First-time Takers of the 1995 General Pediatrics Certifying Examination (Number of Examinees = 2685)

n% of Total
Adolescent medicine200.7%
Behavioral/developmental180.7%
Cardiology742.8%
Critical care medicine682.5%
Emergency medicine1033.8%
Endocrinology371.4%
Gastroenterology471.8%
Hematology-oncology813.0%
Infectious diseases451.7%
Neonatal-perinatal medicine1686.3%
Nephrology281.0%
Pharmacology/toxicology10.0%
Pulmonology301.1%
Rheumatology70.3%
Sports medicine 10.0%
Of first-time candidates72827.1%