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Table 1 Characteristics of participating patients, practice members, and primary care practices

From: Alignment of patient and primary care practice member perspectives of chronic illness care: a cross-sectional analysis

Primary care patients with 1 or more chronic illnesses (N = 1,886)
Age in years, mean (SD) 55.1 (15.2)
Female (%) 65.0
Ethnicity  
    White non-Hispanic (%) 39.7
    Hispanic (%) 48.7
    Black (%) 5.5
    Other (%) 6.1
Education  
    High school graduate/GED or less (%) 42.6
    High school graduate with some college (%) 31.0
    College graduate (%) 26.4
Self-rated health, mean (SD) 3.0 (0.9)
Practice Members (N = 283)
Physicians (%) 15.8
Non-physician primary care providers (PAs, NPs) 6.5
Direct care staff (%) 43.7
Non-direct care staff (%) 34.1
Practices (N = 39)
Number of providers, M (SD) 2.17 (1.1)
Number of non-provider staff, M (SD) 8.5 (6.8)
Office Visits per Day per FTE, Mean (SD) 23.0 (5.5)
Percentage of Medicaid Patients, M (SD) 12.3 (16.2)
Percentage of Medicare Patients, M (SD) 32.8 (21.5)
Percentage of White Patients, M (SD) 28.9 (18.7)
Percentage of Practices with EMR (%) 51.3