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Table 1 Sample characteristics reported by Family Medicine Physicians based on how frequently they believe adolescent well visits should occur*

From: Perspectives of family medicine physicians on the importance of adolescent preventive care: a multivariate analysis

  Less than Annual Well Visits (%) Annual Well Visits (%) P value  
Provider Characteristics     
Gender of provider    .500  
 Male 70.7 65.9   
 Female 29.3 34.1   
Age of provider    .245  
 < 50 years old 29.8 38.4   
 ≥ 50 years old 70.2 61.6   
Provider residency graduation (year)    .785  
 Prior to 2000 80.7 82.3   
 2000 or after 19.3 17.7   
Practice Demographics     
Patient race, mean (SD)     
 White 61.43 (24.37) 60.37 (21.47) .755
 Black 16.45 (20.68) 13.56 (1.06) .536
 Hispanic 16.27 (17.15) 15.11 (1.18) .883
 Asian, Pacific Islander 4.89 (5.13) 6.65 (.520) .007
 Other 2.48 (.328) 1.25 (3.39) .543
Patient age, mean (SD)     
 11-12 years old 5.03 (3.83) 5.64 (3.73) .292
 13-17 years old 6.04 (3.81) 7.30 (3.94) .037
 18-24 years old 11.23 (6.14) 11.16 (7.37) .834
Provider office has process for well visit reminders    .96  
 No 49.1 36.6  
 Yes 50.9 63.4
  1. *Percentages based on a nationally representative weighted sample