Table 1

Descriptive Statistics on Control Variables, Age Through Foreign Medical School Graduate

Variable/Description

Frequency

Percent

Mean satisfaction score

p-values for uni-variable regression model F-test


Entire Sample

6,590

100.0

0.28

age <35

388

5.9

0.37

0.1223 for 6 age groups

age 35 to 44

2026

30.7

0.30

age 45 to 54

2256

34.2

0.23

age 55 to 64

1357

20.6

0.31

age 65 to 74

448

6.8

0.34

age 75+

115

1.7

0.31

White non-Hispanic

4850

73.6

0.30

0.0001 for 5 race categories

African-American non-Hispanic

275

4.2

0.13

Hispanic all races

338

5.1

0.23

all other, non-Hispanic

858

13.0

0.29

missing race

269

4.1

0.08

gender male

4746

72.0

0.29

0.5216 for 2 genders

gender female

1844

28.0

0.27

New England

531

8.1

0.25

0.0220 for 9 regions

Middle Atlantic

1005

15.3

0.23

East North Central

1095

16.6

0.30

West North Central

220

3.3

0.39

South Atlantic

1400

21.2

0.24

East South Central

243

3.7

0.43

West South Central

698

10.6

0.32

Mountain

414

6.3

0.29

Pacific

984

14.9

0.29

rural/town

815

12.4

0.30

0.6307

board certified

6001

91.1

0.29

0.0244

foreign medical school graduate

1343

20.4

0.23

0.1003


Leigh et al. BMC Health Services Research 2009 9:166   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-9-166

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