Table 2

The distribution of sanctions for each variable and the association of individual factors with sanctions

VariableTotal number of doctorsSanctions (%)p Value
Sex<0.001
 Male196 8141.1
 Female132 7280.4
Number of years since receipt of PMQ<0.001
 0–215 1620.1
 3–1065 7680.6
 11–2092 4600.8
 21–3062 2151.1
 31–4042 3421.4
 ≥4151 5950.7
Region where PMQ received<0.001
 UK195 3120.6
 EEA41 2130.9
 International93 0171.2
Specialty<0.001
 No specialty168 1240.7
 Anaesthetics12 5070.7
 EM9630.7
 GP70 2231.2
 Medicine21 8510.5
 O&G4,9001.2
 Ophthalmology3,5860.5
 Paediatrics7,7970.6
 Pathology8,5540.6
 Psychiatry8,5710.8
 Radiology2130.5
 Surgery18 3940.9
 Other2,1970.3
 Dual specialty1,6621.4
  • EEA, European Economic Area; EM, emergency medicine; GP, general practice; O&G, obstetrics and gynaecology; PMQ, primary medical qualification.