TABLE 1

Demographic Characteristics of Responding Office-based Pediatricians

2012, N = 568, n (%)2009, N = 646, n (%)P
GenderN = 560N = 644.057
 Men226 (40.4)295 (45.8)
 Women334 (59.6)349 (54.2)
Age, yN = 559N = 640.045
 30–39117 (20.9)172 (26.9)
 40–49173 (30.9)195 (30.5)
 50–59167 (29.9)168 (26.3)
 60–6990 (16.1)100 (15.6)
 70–7712 (2.1)5 (0.8)
Race/ethnicityN = 539N = 621.599
 White, non-Hispanic406 (73.3)482 (77.6)
 Asian/Pacific Islander77 (14.3)84 (13.5)
 All othersa55 (10.4)55 (8.9)
Practice activity typeN = 558N = 639.032
 General pediatrician436 (78.1)465 (72.8)
 Subspecialist122 (21.9)174 (27.2)
Practice typebN = 517N = 585.114
 1–2 pediatricians93 (18.0)115 (19.7)
 3–5 pediatricians107 (20.7)101 (17.3)
 ≥6 pediatricians110 (21.3)104 (17.8)
Multispecialty group/HMO106 (20.5)119 (20.3)
Hospital/clinic101 (19.5)146 (25.0)
Practice settingN = 559N = 631.004
 Urban, inner city83 (14.8)131 (20.8)
 Urban, not inner city142 (25.4)174 (27.6)
 Suburban272 (48.7)246 (39.0)
 Rural62 (11.1)80 (12.7)
Practice locationN = 568N = 646.076
 Northeast132 (23.2)153 (23.7)
 Midwest122 (21.5)138 (21.4)
 South176 (31.0)234 (36.2)
 West138 (24.3)121 (18.7)
Payment mixN = 446N = 518
 <40% Medicaid/SCHIP243 (54.5)269 (51.9)
 ≥40% Medicaid/SCHIP203 (45.5)249 (48.1).428
 <20% Medicaid/SCHIP143 (32.1)165 (31.9)
 ≥20% Medicaid/SCHIP303 (67.9)353 (68.1).945
Employment statusN = 559
 Full or part owner240 (42.9)
 Employee309 (55.3)
 Independent contractor10 (1.8)
Full/part-time workN = 559N = 641.315
 Full-time416 (74.4)493 (76.9)
 Part-time143 (25.6)148 (23.1)
  • SCHIP, State Children’s Health Insurance Program.

  • a Includes Hispanic, African American, and American Indian.

  • b Excludes the categories “nonprofit community health center” and “other.”