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Table 5 Second Set of Regression Results. Specialties Only, Ranked by Coefficient (First Set from Same Regression included in Table 4)a

From: Physician career satisfaction within specialties

Covariate Linear Regression Coefficient Lower 95% Confidence Limit Upper 95% Confidence Limit
Pediatric emergency medicine 0.349* 0.042 0.657
Geriatric medicine 0.323* 0.051 0.594
Other pediatric subspecialty 0.270** 0.081 0.459
Neonatal and perinatal medicine 0.266* 0.016 0.515
Internal medicine and pediatrics 0.250** 0.071 0.429
Pediatrics 0.250*** 0.146 0.352
Dermatology 0.249** 0.083 0.416
Child and adolescent psychiatry 0.203* 0.019 0.388
Allergy and immunology 0.168 -0.041 0.376
Cardiovascular diseases 0.165 -0.023 0.353
Hospitalists 0.152 -0.224 0.527
Critical care internal medicine 0.144 -0.144 0.433
Psychiatry 0.129 -0.007 0.266
Physical medicine and rehabilitation 0.128 -0.024 0.281
Medical oncology 0.097 -0.201 0.394
Ophthalmology 0.081 -0.080 0.242
Occupational medicine 0.078 -0.162 0.318
Radiation oncology 0.070 -0.183 0.323
Endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism 0.065 -0.234 0.363
Urology 0.064 -0.102 0.229
Pulmonary diseases 0.061 -0.207 0.329
Infectious diseases 0.038 -0.174 0.250
Other medical subspecialty 0.033 -0.305 0.371
Otolaryngology 0.020 -0.180 0.220
General practice 0.012 -0.234 0.258
Family practice referent referent referent
Gastroenterology -0.002 -0.174 0.170
Internal medicine -0.005 -0.109 0.100
Other surgical subspecialty -0.0444 -0.332 0.243
General surgery -0.053 -0.223 0.116
Neurology -0.056 -0.200 0.087
Plastic surgery -0.065 -0.323 0.193
Rheumatology -0.067 -0.327 0.193
Orthopedic surgery -0.101 -0.248 0.046
Emergency medicine -0.130 -0.269 0.010
Thoracic surgery -0.138 -0.635 0.360
Hematology and oncology -0.141 -0.377 0.095
Vascular surgery -0.160 -0.386 0.065
Obstetrics and gynecology -0.188* -0.335 -0.041
Nephrology -0.206* -0.395 -0.016
Pulmonary critical care medicine -0.273** -0.451 -0.094
Neurological surgery -0.707*** -1.104 -0.309
  1. aP-value legend: *** = <0.001; ** = (0.001-0.01); * = (0.01-0.05); F-statistic with 71 and 1602 degrees of freedom = 10.61, p < 0.0001