Brazil: gender distribution in medical specializations 2018

Medical specializations with the highest percentage of women in Brazil in 2018

by Marina Pasquali, last edited Apr 3, 2019
Brazil: gender distribution in medical specializations 2018 This statistic shows the medical specializations with the highest percentage of women in Brazil in 2018, sorted by gender. That year, dermatology was the field of medicine with the largest share of female doctors, with more than 77 percent of Brazilian dermatologists being women. The specialization with the lowest share of women in 2018 was urology.
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Medical specializations with the highest percentage of women in Brazil in 2018

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WomenMen
Dermatology77.1%22.9%
Pediatrics74.2%25.8%
Endocrinology70.4%29.6%
Allergy and Immunology68.2%31.8%
Medical Genetics66.9%33.1%
Hematology and Hemotherapy62.8%37.2%
Rheumatology59.3%40.7%
Infectology58.2%41.8%
Geriatrics57.6%42.4%
Pathology57.4%42.6%
Community and Family medicine57.1%42.9%
Gynecology and Obstetrics56.6%43.4%
Homeopathy56.4%43.6%
Clinical medicine52.6%47.4%
Clinical Pathology/Laboratorial medicine52.4%47.6%
WomenMen
Dermatology77.1%22.9%
Pediatrics74.2%25.8%
Endocrinology70.4%29.6%
Allergy and Immunology68.2%31.8%
Medical Genetics66.9%33.1%
Hematology and Hemotherapy62.8%37.2%
Rheumatology59.3%40.7%
Infectology58.2%41.8%
Geriatrics57.6%42.4%
Pathology57.4%42.6%
Community and Family medicine57.1%42.9%
Gynecology and Obstetrics56.6%43.4%
Homeopathy56.4%43.6%
Clinical medicine52.6%47.4%
Clinical Pathology/Laboratorial medicine52.4%47.6%
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by Marina Pasquali, last edited Apr 3, 2019
This statistic shows the medical specializations with the highest percentage of women in Brazil in 2018, sorted by gender. That year, dermatology was the field of medicine with the largest share of female doctors, with more than 77 percent of Brazilian dermatologists being women. The specialization with the lowest share of women in 2018 was urology.
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