Table 1.

Patient Characteristics and Association with Telemedicine Usea

Patients with visits after April 2020 (n = 504)
CharacteristicOverall (n = 995)Did Not Utilize Telemedicine (n = 418)Utilized Telemedicine (n = 89)OR (95% CI)p-Value
Gender1.59 (0.98–2.59)0.062
 Man372 (37.4)175 (42.2)28 (31.5)
 Woman623 (62.6)240 (57.8)61 (68.5)
Race0.965
 White668 (67.1)279 (68.7)59 (67.8)
 African American188 (18.9)79 (19.5)18 (20.7)
 Other112 (11.3)48 (11.8)10 (11.5)
Ethnicity0.444 (0.196–1.01)0.05
 Not Hispanic/Latinx831 (83.5)336 (83.4)79 (91.9)
 Hispanic/Latinx131 (13.2)67 (16.6)7 (8.1)
Language0.249 (0.033–1.90)0.221
 English945 (95.0)394 (95.6)88 (98.9)
 Other46 (4.6)18 (4.4)1 (1.1)
Payor Group0.586
 Commercial346 (34.8)139 (43.0)43 (48.9)
 Medicaid8 (0.8)3 (0.9)2 (2.3)
 Medicare261 (26.2)93 (28.8)24 (27.3)
 Medicare Advantage211 (21.2)83 (25.7)18 (20.5)
 Other18 (1.8)5 (1.5)1 (1.1)
Age (yrs)62.94 ± 15.2262.43 ± 15.2759.71 ± 14.970.078
Age-adjusted CCI3.68 ± 2.033.60 ± 2.023.66 ± 1.960.875
Median household income ($)58,942 ± 22,14658,380 ± 21,70157, 065 ± 22,2400.552
  • Abbreviations: OR, Odds ratio; CI, Confidence interval; CCI, Charleson comorbidity index.

  • a Data presented as N (%) or mean ± standard deviation.