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Table 1 Characteristics of participants (N = 22).

From: Transition from specialist to primary diabetes care: A qualitative study of perspectives of primary care physicians

Item Median Mean (or %) SD Min. Max.
Years in practice 20.0 20.6 8.3 7.0 38.0
Type of practice -- Group = 68.2% -- -- --
   Solo = 31.8%    
   Academic = 4.5%    
Location of practice -- Urban = 85.7% -- -- --
   Suburban = 9.5%    
   Rural = 4.8%    
Percentage of patients in practice with diabetes 10.0 13.3 8.3 2.5 40.0
Percentage of patients with diabetes having complex treatment or self care needs 25.0 33.7 29.2 3.0 100.0
Percentage of patients with diabetes referred to the FEDC by PCP 12.5 24.1 25.1 0* 80.0
  1. *PCP's patient referred directly to FEDC through hospital admission rather than PCP request