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Career choices for ophthalmology made by newly qualified doctors in the United Kingdom, 1974-2005

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Background: The paper aims to report trends in career choices for ophthalmology among UK medical graduates. Methods: Postal questionnaire surveys were undertaken of qualifiers from all UK medical schools in nine qualification years since 1974. Data were analysed by univariate cross-tabulation. The significance of comparisons between groups of doctors were calculated by the use of chi-squared tests and adjusted residuals. Results: Ophthalmology was the first choice of long term career for 2.3%...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1471-2415-8-3

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
UK Medical Careers Research Group
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Public Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
UK Medical Careers Research Group
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Public Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Ophthalmology
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BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
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BMC Ophthalmology Journal website
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8
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Article: 3
Publication date:
2008-03-05
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1471-2415
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uuid:7e8faa76-7aa1-42f2-a5be-5a0362075a4b
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ora:2425
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English
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