TABLE 1

Demographic and Practice Characteristics of the Analytic Sample of General Pediatricians

Value
Age, y, mean (SD)48.6 (10.8)
Sex, %
 Female66.9
 Male33.1
Work status, %
 Full-time70.9
 Part-time29.1
Employee or owner status, %
 Employee56.6
 Owner38.5
 Contractor or other4.9
Practice setting, %
 Solo or 2-physician practice15.3
 Group practice and/or HMO69.8
 Medical school, hospital, clinic, FQHC, and/or other14.9
Practice area, %
 Suburban51.4
 Urban, inner city13.6
 Urban, not inner city20.7
 Rural14.4
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