TABLE 1

Pediatrician-reported Percentage of Patients With LEP by Selected Pediatrician and Practice Characteristics, 2010 (n = 683)

CharacteristicMedian % (range)P
Pediatrician characteristics
 Age, y
  ≤45 (n = 340)10 (0.5–95)<.01
  >45 (n = 340)5 (1–100)
Gender
 Female (n = 411)10 (0.5–100).03
 Male (n = 271)8 (1–95)
Latino ethnicity
 No (n = 645)9 (0.5–95)<.01
 Yes (n = 37)20 (1–100)
Practice characteristics
 Practice type
  Hospital/clinic/medical school (n = 273)15 (1–100)<.01
  Solo/2-physician practice (n = 73)5 (1–90)
  Pediatric group, 3–10 pediatricians (n = 212)5 (0.5–90)
  Pediatric group, >10; multispecialty group, HMO (n = 122)9 (1–70)
 Practice location
  Suburban (n = 278)5 (0.5–80)<.01
  Inner city (n = 160)20 (1–100)
  Urban area: non–inner city (n = 187)10 (1–80)
  Rural (n = 55)5 (1–60)
 Insurance status of patients
  Low public health insurance: ≤41% (n = 332)5 (0.5–80)<.01
  High public health insurance: >41% (n = 281)20 (1–100)
 Latino patients
  Low percentage in practice: ≤22% (n = 441)5 (1–100)<.01
  High percentage in practice: >22% (n = 235)30 (0.5–95)
 Asian patients
  Low percentage in practice: ≤6% (n = 480)5 (0.5–95)<.01
  High percentage in practice: >6% (n = 195)10 (1–100)
  • HMO, health maintenance organization.