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Table 1 Characteristics of 167 HVMA physicians in a study of medical records documentation.

From: Quality and correlates of medical record documentation in the ambulatory care setting

Physician Characteristics Internists (N = 117) N (%) or mean ± sd Pediatricians (N = 50) N (%) or mean ± sd P Value*
Female 46 (39.3) 24 (48.0) 0.31
Years Since Medical School 18.0 ± 8.2 22.3 ± 8.6 0.003
Clinical Hours Per Week 34.3 ± 13.8 29.0 ± 9.4 0.006
Teacher 63 (53.9) 22 (44.0) 0.31
Practice Site Outside Boston City Limits 74 (63.3) 33 (66.0) 0.86
  1. * P values from t-tests for comparison of continuous variables and from Fisher's exact tests for dichotomous variables. For Clinical Hours Per Week, total N = 163. sd represents standard deviation.