Table 4

Enjoyment and Leisure: doctors’ views according to their current specialty 5 years after graduation

Percentage responder rating out of 10
Specialty groupLow (1–3)Medium (4–7)High (8–10)Total replies (100%)
Enjoyment*
 Medical specialties/hospital medicine4.842.652.62028
 Surgery5.340.853.92219
 Other specialties combined4.138.557.43202
 General practice3.539.856.62962
Leisure†
 Medical specialties/hospital medicine19.047.933.12028
 Surgery23.049.827.22220
 Other specialties combined19.750.529.83206
 General practice8.241.450.52961
  • 26=22.4, p<0.001.

  • †χ26=502.7, p<0.001.