TABLE 1.

Provider and Practice Characteristics by Group*

Postal Group (n = 59)Fax Group (n = 74)E-Mail Group (n = 48)
Private multipartner54%66%50%
Suburban office56%64%48%
Medicaid accepted88%89%92%
Medical school graduation year (median)198419821993
Computer at work90%86%92%
Internet at work80%70%83%
Internet at home95%92%98%
Check e-mail daily41%50%71%
Download vaccine information47%55%69%
  • * Eligibles only (ie, immunization providers), using postal group as the comparison.

  • P < .05.