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Table 2 Comparison of the mean h-index between genders in each individual ophthalmology subspecialty

From: Research productivity across different ophthalmic subspecialties in the United States

Subspecialty Males Females P
Entire cohort 10.93 ± 14.78 7.15 ± 10.94 < 0.001
Cataract/IOL 4.26 ± 6.28 1.94 ± 1.18 0.145
Cornea/External Disease 12.18 ± 16.21 6.18 ± 7.14 0.032
Glaucoma 14.93 ± 18.69 7.05 ± 7.33 0.014
Medical Retina 18.22 ± 19.15 11.30 ± 17.23 0.082
Neuro-Ophthalmology 14.39 ± 13.59 7.27 ± 9.99 0.016
Pediatric Ophthalmology 7.64 ± 12.49 3.40 ± 4.09 0.029
Plastics/Reconstructive 8.35 ± 8.74 5.38 ± 6.14 0.147
Refractive Surgery 4.96 ± 7.83 2.67 ± 1.97 0.478
Retina/Vitreous Surgery 10.04 ± 13.12 8.06 ± 9.28 0.568
Uveitis 19.16 ± 21.04 12.66 ± 17.71 0.115
  1. Values are mean ± SD