Table 1

Recertification rates between SCC, VS and PS within the subspecialty

SCCVascularPediatricsP value
n%n%n%
10-year
 1994–199720377.5032194.707496.10<0.001
 1998–190122885.4031293.109999.00<0.001
 2002–200527690.2038295.3010099.00<0.001
 2006–200936190.3038797.0010596.30<0.001
20-year
 1994–199714973.4028990.006689.20<0.001
  • PS, pediatric surgery; SCC, surgical critical care; VS, vascular surgery.