Table 1.

Demographic Characteristics of Respondents by State

Demographic CharacteristicMinnesotaPennsylvania
Years since graduation (mean ± SE)24.1 (0.60)24.9 (0.81)
Gender (% male)7573
Board certified (% yes)5257
Number of physicians in practice (%)*
 1–2 841
 3–52440
 6+6819
Number of patients under age 6 years seen in a typical week (mean ± SE)38.9 (2.4)46.6 (3.2)
Percentage of primary care patients (mean ± SE)94 (0.79)97 (0.80)
Specialty
 FP5238
 GP 5 9
 Pediatrician4353
  • Means are reported with standard error (SE).

  • * P < .01 by χ2 test.

  • P < .01 by t test.

  • P < .05 by χ2 test.

    Data are unweighted.