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Table 3 Practice Characteristics of Respondents

From: The effects of patient characteristics on ADHD diagnosis and treatment: a factorial study of family physicians

  Number Percent
Credential   
MD 162 86.6%
DO 21 11.2%
MBBS 1 0.5%
Mid-Level 3 1.6%
  187 100%
Specialty or Area of Practice   
Family Medicine 172 92.0%
Pediatrics 15 8.0%
  187 100%
Years in Practice   
Range: 1-36 years; Weighted Avg: 16.09 years (SD: 9.71)
Patient Population   
Mostly poor, non-white 52 27.8%
Mostly poor, white 21 11.2%
Middle class, mixed race/ethnicities 57 30.5%
Middle class, mostly white 24 12.8%
Middle class, mostly white, 1 0.5%
Other (Most indicated low SES) 32 17.1%
  187 100%
Practice Setting   
Rural 22 11.8%
Mixed Rural/Suburban 28 15.0%
Mixed Suburban/Urban 24 12.8%
Mixed Rural/Suburban/Urban 12 6.4%
Mixed Rural/Urban 5 2.7%
Suburban 32 17.1%
Urban 64 34.2%
  187 100%