Table 1

Characteristics of 345 Rheumatologists Responding

Characteristica

Valueb


Mean (range) age, y

52 (28-65)

Female sex

80 (23)

Race (n = 333)

Asian

30 (9)

Black

3 (1)

White

296 (89)

Other

4 (1)

Practice Setting (n = 342)

Solo

97 (28)

Group

157 (46)

Institutional

11 (3)

Academic

68 (20)

Other

9 (3)

Region

Northeast

140 (41)

South

136 (39)

Midwest

41 (12)

West

28 (8)

Place of Birth (n = 332)

North America

272 (82)

Other

60 (18)


a No. of respondents answering the question is indicated if less than 345.

b No. of respondents (%) unless otherwise indicated.

Manek et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2010 10:5   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-10-5

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