Table 1.

Sample Characteristics

Demographic DataPercentage
Year graduated from medical school
    Before 19604.9
    1960–196911.4
    1970–197927.0
    1980–198936.2
    1990–200120.4
Sex
    Female31.3
    Male68.7
Religious affiliation
    Protestant36.1
    Catholic25.5
    Jewish14.4
    Hindu3.5
    Muslim2.7
    Buddhist1.2
    No religious affiliation11.0
Medical specialty
    Family practice20.3
    Internal medicine18.6
    Pediatrics18.4
    Obstetrics/gynecology13.5
    Cardiology4.9
    Dermatology3.7
    Physical medicine/rehabilitation3.1
    Other*17.5
  • * Urology, gastroenterology, rheumatology, allergy, and pain medicine.