TABLE 1.

Characteristics of Survey Recipients

Respondents (n = 457)Nonrespondents (n = 370)
Male278 (61%)218 (59%)
Median age (standard deviation)47.7 (10.4)48.2 (10.8)
Board-certified*416 (91%)304 (82%)*
Adequate training in smoking cessation112 (25%)
Years since completion of residency (standard deviation)17.5 (10.2)
Academic affiliation (includes part-time, adjunct appointment or preceptorship)222 (49%)
Number of patients with asthma
 None1 (0%)
 1–1010 (2%)
 11–50144 (32%)
 51–100126 (28%)
 > 100173 (38%)
 Not sure3 (1%)
Practice setting
 Solo practice92 (20%)
 Group practice284 (62%)
 Staff-model health maintenance organization21 (5%)
 Academic institutional practice26 (6%)
 Federal, military, or publicly funded facility7 (2%)
 Other27 (6%)