Table 1

Demographics of physician Internet CME participants and control group

Physician Characteristics

Participant Group

N = 8550

Control Group

N = 8592


Age, years

Average

50.6

50.8

SD

10.7

9.2

Years since graduation from medical school

Average

23

23.4

SD

11.1

9.4

Gender, number (%)

Female

2,651 (31)

2,406 (28)

Male

5,899 (69)

6,186 (72)

Degree, number (%)

DO

1,112 (13)

945 (11)

MD

7,438 (87)

7,647 (89)

Direct patient care as major professional activity, number (%)

7,866 (92)

8,076 (94)


Casebeer et al. BMC Medical Education 2010 10:42   doi:10.1186/1472-6920-10-42

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