Table 1.

Characteristics of Physicians Participating in Antibiotic Survey (n = 610)

Gender (% male)56
Years in practice (median, range)14 (1–66)
Location of practice (%)
 Urban, inner city14
 Urban, noninner city23
 Suburban46
 Rural15
 Other2
Description of practice (%)
 Solo, or two physicians24
 Group51
 Staff model health maintenance organization6
 Community health center5
 Hospital outpatient clinic7
 Other7
Number of patients seen per week (mean, range)114 (4–400)