TABLE 3.

Medical History and Physical Examination

Condition% Pediatricians* (n = 184–188)% PNPs* (n = 270–278)
Hypertension96.895.3
Endocrinologic disorders65.559.3
Orthopedic problems38.346.4
Type 2 diabetes mellitus or insulin resistance38.741.8
Genetic syndromes32.122.1
Sleep disorders40.826.7
Pseudotumor cerebri11.46.7
Gastrointestinal disorders22.124.0
Recommended evaluation7.38.5
  • * Percentage of pediatricians and PNPs who responded “most of the time” or “often.” Because of missing responses, N varied somewhat for each question.

  • Percentage of respondents who adhered to all recommended evaluation responses for this part of the patient encounter, as outlined in Table 1.