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Table 1 Survey Respondent Characteristics

From: Gastroenterologist and primary care perspectives on a post-endoscopy discharge policy: impact on clinic wait times, provider satisfaction and provider workload

  Primary care providers N = 102 Gastroenterologists N = 5
Respondent Characteristics N (%) N (%)
 Physician (attending) 43 (46.7) 5 (100%)
 Physician (resident or fellow) 31 (33.7)  
 Nurse practitioner performing primary care 16 (17.4)  
 Physician assistant primarily performing primary care 2 (2.2)  
Clinical half-days per week
 1–2 half days per week 35 (37.6) 4 (100.0)
 3–4 half days per week 29 (31.2) 0 (0.0)
 5–6 half days per week 19 (20.4) 0 (0.0)
 At least 7 half days per week 10 (10.8) 0 (0.0)
Half days per week performing endoscopic procedures
 1–2   3 (60.0)
 3–4   2 (40.0)
 5–6   0 (0.0)
 At least 7   0 (0.0)
Have had patients discharged by this process?
 Yes 83 (89.2) 5 (100.0)
 No 5 (5.4)  
 Not sure 5 (5.4)  
  1. Numbers may not always sum to total n because of incomplete survey responses