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Table 1 Demographics of family physician respondents compared to American Medical Association (AMA) family physicians

From: Knowledge and attitudes of primary care physicians in the management of patients at risk for cardiovascular events

  Family Physicians
(N = 562)
AMA
Years in practice: Mean (SD) 18.75 (10.3) 22.5 (12.2)
Gender: % (N)   
   Male 77.8% (367) 70.2% (63,228)
   Female 22.2% (105) 29.8% (26,874)
Degree: % (N)   
   MD 85.4% (480) 83.1% (74,892)
   DO 14.6% (82) 16.9% (15,210)
Private practice: % (N) 86.8% (414) --
Practice location: % (N)   
   Urban 20.9% (100) --
   Suburban 46.6% (223) --
   Rural 32.6% (156) --
Patients with hypertension/dyslipidemia seen per week:
Mean (SD)
37.8 (21.9) --