TABLE 1

Narrow Networks for Pediatric and Adult Specialists (N = 1836)

PediatricAdult
N (%)N (%)
Overall narrow networks, %**65.934.9
 None available network, %**43.810.4
 None in network, %*19.815.4
Cardiology narrow networks**950 (51.7)432 (23.5)
 None available network**450 (24.5)67 (3.6)
 None in network**423 (23.0)173 (9.4)
Hematology/oncology narrow networks**1264 (68.8)543 (29.6)
 None available network**875 (47.7)140 (7.6)
 None in network**339 (18.5)251 (13.7)
Gastroenterology narrow networks**1164 (63.4)569 (31.0)
 None available network**748 (40.7)148 (10.0)
 None in network**377 (20.5)249 (13.6)
Infectious disease narrow networks**1421 (77.4)746 (40.6)
 None available network**1157 (63.0)357 (19.3)
 None in network*253 (13.8)305 (16.6)
Endocrinology narrow networks**1183 (64.4)749 (40.8)
 None available network**764 (41.6)317 (17.3)
 None in network*382 (20.8)320 (17.4)
Neurology narrow networks**1151 (62.7)590 (32.1)
 None available network**802 (43.7)153 (8.3)
 None in network*314 (17.1)265 (14.4)
Nephrology narrow networks**1359 (74.0)588 (32.0)
 None available network**1030 (56.1)199 (10.8)
 None in network317 (17.3)277 (15.1)
Psychiatry narrow networks**1187 (64.7)914 (49.8)
 None available network**611 (33.3)120 (6.5)
 None in network*507 (27.6)429 (23.4)
Neonatology narrow networks1269 (69.1)N/A
 None available network695 (37.9)
 None in network472 (25.7)
  • N/A, not applicable.

  • * Comparisons of networks for pediatric and adult specialists significant at P < .05.

  • ** Comparisons of networks for pediatric and adult specialists significant at P < .001.