Table 4

Perceptions of participants’ own specialty—cardiology and non-cardiology

Statement
Number (%) unless stated otherwise
Total agree*Cardiology specialists and trainees agree*Non-cardiology specialists and trainees agree*P value
My specialty is female friendly277/412 (67)10/54 (19)267/358 (75)<0.001
My specialty is family friendly235/411 (57)11/54 (20)224/357 (63)<0.001
My specialty provides opportunity for career progression332/412 (81)46/54 (85)286/358 (80)0.13
My specialty is intellectually stimulating405/412 (98)53/54 (98)352/358 (98)0.78
My specialty is professionally challenging400/413 (97)53/55 (96)347/358 (97)0.61
My specialty provides appropriate financial remuneration260/413 (63)48/55 (87)212/358 (59)<0.001
I am able to choose the start and finish time to my working day116/412 (28)17/55 (31)99/357 (28)0.15
I feel I have enough time to do the lifestyle things I want to do103/413 (25)13/55 (24)90/358 (25)0.63
My family responsibilities interfere with my work171/412 (42)27/55 (49)144/357 (40)0.27
The demands of my work interfere with my home/family life307/412 (75)43/55 (78)265/358 (74)0.56
I feel I have a pretty balanced life199/413 (48)18/55 (33)181/358 (51)0.03
My specialty is conducive to having/raising children236/412 (57)13/54 (24)223/358 (62)<0.001
  • *Proportion indicating ‘agree’ or ‘strongly agree’.