TABLE 2.

Physician Demographics

CharacteristicsnProportionCalifornia Pediatricians, 199915California Physicians, 199814,15
Gender (male)2771%*51%
Race/ethnicity
 White1642%*73%
 Asian1129%19%
 Latino513%*4%
 African American38%3%
 Other38%*1%
Age, y
 <401336%37% (<44 y)
 40–651742%42% (45–65 y)
 >65822%21% (>65 y)
  • * P < .05 for comparison between the study population and the reference group.