Table 1

Physician demographics (N = 39)

Percentage

Percentage


Physician Specialty

Practice Location


Internal Medicine

N = 18; 46%

Freestanding

N = 23; 59%


Family Practice

N = 12; 31%

Office Building

N = 9; 23%


Pediatrics

N = 7; 18%

Hospital Outpatient Clinic

N = 4; 9%


Med. Subspecialty

N = 2; 5%

Health Center

N = 4; 9%


Practice Size (FTE)

Year Graduated Medical School


Mean

7.2

1961–1970

0


Median

6.0

1971–1980

N = 16; 42%


Solo

N = 6; 15%

1981–1990

N = 17; 47%


2–5

N = 12; 15%

1991–2000

N = 6; 11%


6–10

N = 12; 31%


11–25

N = 9; 23%


Region

Information Support


New England

(MA, ME, NH, VT)

N = 10; 25%

Paper medical records

N = 23; 61%


Southeast

(GA, FL, NC, SC)

N = 8; 21%

Electronic medical records

N = 15; 39%


Great Lakes

(IL, MI, MN)

N = 6; 15%

Paper registries

N = 4; 10%


Mid-Atlantic

(DE, MD, NJ, PA)

N = 5; 13%

Electronic registries

N = 13; 34%


Southwest

(CO, TX)

N = 5; 13%


Northwest

(OR, WA)

N = 5; 13%


Wolfson et al. BMC Family Practice 2009 10:14   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-10-14

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