TABLE 2

Characteristics of Participating Pediatricians (N = 209)

Characteristicn (%)
Female120 (57)
Race
    White168 (80)
    Hispanic2 (1)
    Black2 (1)
    Asian29 (14)
    Other8 (4)
County
    Kinga82 (39)
    Other127 (61)
Practice setting
    1- or 2-physician practice25 (10)
    HMO-based group11 (4)
    Non–HMO-based group158 (63)
    Neighborhood or community health clinic21 (8)
    Medical school–based practice8 (3)
    Hospital-based clinic26 (10)
    Military2 (1)
Proportion of patients' parents with college degree
    <25%66 (32)
    25%–50%82 (39)
    >50%61 (29)
  • HMO indicates health maintenance organization.

  • a Seattle is located in King County, which is the most populous county in Washington State.