Table 1.

Physician Characteristics

CharacteristicIM n = 30 (SD)FP n = 29 (SD)P
Mean age42.9 (8.9)38.1 (4.1).01 (t57 = 2.66)
Years in practice12.9 (9.1)8.5 (3.2).02 (t57 = 2.45)
Sex: male/female27/326/3.97 (χ2(1) < .01)
Ethnicity: white/minority25/525/4.79 (χ2(1) = .07)
Practice Setting
 Solo5 (17%)11 (37%)
 Small group11 (37%)6 (21%)
 HMO14 (46%)12 (41%).15 (χ2(2) = 3.86)
Board certification28/3029/29.85 (χ2(1) = .03)