Table 1.

Characteristics of Responding Clinics Compared to All Utah Primary Care Clinics

Clinic CharacteristicsRespondents (n = 123)Utah Primary Care Clinics (n = 398)
Clinic type
    Family medicine83 (67.5)252 (63.3)
    General practice12 (9.8)10 (2.5)
    Internal medicine19 (15.4)54 (13.6)
    Geriatrics3 (2.4)7 (1.8)
    Multispecialty3 (2.4)41 (10.3)
    Other3 (2.4)34 (8.5)
    Total123 (100.0)398 (100.0)
Geographic density
    Urban76 (61.8)243 (61.1)
    Rural/frontier47 (38.2)155 (38.9)
    Total123 (100.0)398 (100.0)
Integration level*
    Low57 (46.3)275 (69.1)
    High66 (53.7)123 (30.9)
    Total123 (100.0)398 (100.0)
  • Data are n (%).

  • * Low integration indicates a solo, independent clinic or a clinic that is part of a health care system that does not include a hospital. High integration represents a clinic that is part of a health care system that includes a hospital.