Table 1. Characteristics of American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) Informatics Diplomates
ABFM Diplomate Characteristics
Age, years (n = 80)
    Mean (SD)49 (8.2)
    Range35–64
Sex (n = 80), n (%)
    Female21 (26)
    Male59 (74)
Medical school faculty (n = 66), n
    Full time8
    Part time27
Time spent in administration (n = 66), %
    Mean (SD)26.27 (33)
    Range0–100
Practice organization (n = 63), n (%)
    Administration5 (8)
    Educator (other than FM)1 (2)
    Full-time educator (FM)7 (11)
    Government5 (8)
    Group21 (33)
    HMO2 (3)
    Independent (solo)4 (6)
    Industrial3 (5)
    Other11 (17)
  • HMO, health maintenance organization; FM, family medicine; SD, standard deviation.