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Table 1 Participating Clinician Characteristics

From: Clinician perceptions of factors influencing referrals to a smoking cessation program

  High-Referring Non-Referring
Gender   
   Female 9 (50%) 4 (31%)
   Male 9 (50%) 9 (69%)
Graduated Residency   
   Before 1990 11 (61%) 6 (46%)
   1990 or After 6 (33%) 7 (54%)
   Unknown 1 (6%) 0
Specialty   
   Family Medicine 9 (50%) 8 (62%)
   Internal Medicine 5 (28%) 2 (15%)
   Obstetrics/Gynecology 4 (22%) 3 (23%)
Clinician Type   
   Nurse Practitioner 2 (11%) 1(8%)
   Physician Assistant 1 (6%) 0
   Physician 15 (83%) 12 (92%)
Patients Per Day   
   Mean (Standard Deviation) 19.9 (8.05) 21.4 (7.5)
Estimated Smokers Per Day   
   Mean (Standard Deviation) 2.4 (1.14) 2.9 (1.38)