TABLE 1

Characteristics of Survey Respondents

RespondentsResponses (% response rate)a
Residents (n = 131)
 PGY-1 (n = 48)b31 (65)
 PGY-2 (n = 41)b34 (83)
 PGY-3 (n = 38)b31 (82)
 PGY-4 (n = 4)b,c4 (100)
Attending physicians (n = 38)
 Duration as inpatient attending
  0–4 y17 (45)
  5–9 y12 (31)
  10–19 y4 (11)
  20+ y5 (13)
 Time spent per year attending on inpatient service
  1-4 wk8 (21)
  5-9 wk16 (42)
  10-19 wk9 (24)
  25+ wk5 (13)
  • a Percentages for residents refer to the proportion of each PGY class, whereas for attending physicians, they are proportions of total respondents.

  • b Number of residents per class, totaling 131 across all classes.

  • c Trainees in the fourth year of a combined residency in internal medicine and pediatrics.