TABLE 2

Basic and Fully Functional EHR Use by Pediatrician Characteristics by Survey Year (Number and Percent of Pediatricians Reporting)

Basic or Fully Functional EHRFully Functional EHR
20122009P20122009P
N%N%N%N%
Gender
 Women13741.96318.2<.0014313.1133.8<.001
 Men10949.89532.9<.0013415.5279.3.034
Age, y
 ≥4912044.16823.5<.0013814.0206.9.006
 <4912545.88926.0<.0013813.9205.8.001
Race/ethnicity
 Nonwhite5239.72216.4<.0011612.243.0.004
 White18145.913127.3<.0015514.0347.1.001
Member type
 Subspecialist6856.75934.3<.0012420.0148.1.003
 General pediatrician17841.99921.6<.0015312.5265.7<.001
Practice type
 1–2 pediatricians1415.4119.6.21233.343.5.934
 3–5 pediatricians2826.91515.2.0465.822.0.170
 ≥6 pediatricians4542.11413.7<.00165.600.015
 Multispecialty group practice/HMO7168.95244.4<.0013130.11714.5.005
 Hospital/clinic6566.35739.0<.0012323.51510.3.005
Practice setting
 Rural3254.21417.7<.001915.345.1.043
 Urban, inner city4150.63023.1<.0011619.875.4.001
 Urban not inner city7352.55130.0<.0012316.5105.9.003
 Suburban9937.25823.9<.0013011.3166.6.065
Practice location
 Northeast5039.12717.6<.0011410.963.9.023
 South6839.84419.0<.0012313.5104.3.001
 Midwest6555.14634.1.0011916.1139.6.122
 West6648.54134.7.0262316.9119.3.076
Payment mix
 <20% Medicaid/SCHIP patients5035.03420.9.0061611.2106.1.114
 ≥ 20% Medicaid/SCHIP patients13947.48825.4<.0014314.7246.9.001
  • P = Pearson χ2 for difference between survey years for each characteristic. SCHIP, State Children’s Health Insurance Program.