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TABLE 4

Comparison of DBP- and/or NDD-Trained Physician Responses by Sex

VariableWomen (N = 233)Men (N = 146)P (95% Confidence Interval)a
N (%)N (%)
Academic main employment site 107 (45.9) 60 (41.1) .395; χ2 = 0.85 
 Mean (SD)b Mean (SD)  
Years since medical school graduation 25.5 (11.0) 32.5 (12.2) <.001 (4.6 to 9.4) 
Hours per wk 45.4 (15.5) 48.1 (16.7) .11 (−0.6 to 6.1) 
% of time in primary care 36.5 (36.0) 49.4 (34.1) .11 (−3.0 to 28.7) 
 Women, N = 40 (17%)    
 Men, N = 38 (26%)    
% of time in subspecialty care 95.1 (15.7) 88.8 (23.7) .004 (−10.5 to −2.1) 
 Women, N = 209 (90%)    
 Men, N = 129 (88%)    
% of time in professional activities (among those engaged in the activity) 
 Direct patient care 66.5 (25.5) 63.0 (26.8) .23 (−9.1 to 2.2) 
 Administration 17.0 (17.5) 22.0 (18.6) .03 (0.6 to 9.5) 
 Teaching 11.7 (13.2) 12.7 (12.2) .49 (−2.0 to 4.2) 
 Clinical research 17.1 (21.9) 16.6 (19.9) .90 (−7.7 to 6.7) 
 Basic science research 4.3 (1.1) 5.0 (0) .49 (−2.1 to 3.4) 
 Health services research 20.6 (22.9) 23.2 (24.4) .73 (−12.5 to 17.7) 
 Committee work, consulting 9.6 (12.8) 9.9 (9.6) .86 (−3.4 to 4.0) 
 Other 39.1 (39.1) 20.7 (30.5) .17 (−44.7 to 8.1) 
 Women (N = 216)a Men (N = 136)a  
FTEc 0.9 (0.4) 0.9 (0.3) .83 (−0.1 to 0.1) 
Sessions per wk 5.1 (2.7) 5.0 (3.1) .64 (−0.8 to 0.5) 
New DBP visits per wk 6.2 (4.3) 6.2 (5.7) .99 (−1.0 to 1.1) 
Return DBP visits per wk 15.1 (11.1) 14.4 (12.9) .61 (−3.3 to 1.9) 
Time spent in new and return visits, min 
 Initial visit billable 95.7 (52.0) 83.5 (40.0) .02 (−22.6 to −1.8) 
 Initial visit nonbillable 61.0 (56.4) 45.8 (40.4) .007 (−26.3 to −4.2) 
 Return visit billable 45.0 (33.9) 39.8 (17.3) .10 (−11.4 to 1.0) 
 Return visit nonbillable 25.9 (24.1) 20.4 (17.9) .02 (−10.2 to −0.7) 
Plan to fully or partially retire in next 3–5 y N (%) N (%)  
 1–21 y since graduating 4 (4.8) 1 (3.4) .767; χ2 = 0.088 
 22–34 y since graduating 17 (20.7) 9 (21.4) .928; χ2 = 0.008 
 35–63 y since graduating 34 (73.9) 46 (71.9) .813; χ2 = 0.056 
VariableWomen (N = 233)Men (N = 146)P (95% Confidence Interval)a
N (%)N (%)
Academic main employment site 107 (45.9) 60 (41.1) .395; χ2 = 0.85 
 Mean (SD)b Mean (SD)  
Years since medical school graduation 25.5 (11.0) 32.5 (12.2) <.001 (4.6 to 9.4) 
Hours per wk 45.4 (15.5) 48.1 (16.7) .11 (−0.6 to 6.1) 
% of time in primary care 36.5 (36.0) 49.4 (34.1) .11 (−3.0 to 28.7) 
 Women, N = 40 (17%)    
 Men, N = 38 (26%)    
% of time in subspecialty care 95.1 (15.7) 88.8 (23.7) .004 (−10.5 to −2.1) 
 Women, N = 209 (90%)    
 Men, N = 129 (88%)    
% of time in professional activities (among those engaged in the activity) 
 Direct patient care 66.5 (25.5) 63.0 (26.8) .23 (−9.1 to 2.2) 
 Administration 17.0 (17.5) 22.0 (18.6) .03 (0.6 to 9.5) 
 Teaching 11.7 (13.2) 12.7 (12.2) .49 (−2.0 to 4.2) 
 Clinical research 17.1 (21.9) 16.6 (19.9) .90 (−7.7 to 6.7) 
 Basic science research 4.3 (1.1) 5.0 (0) .49 (−2.1 to 3.4) 
 Health services research 20.6 (22.9) 23.2 (24.4) .73 (−12.5 to 17.7) 
 Committee work, consulting 9.6 (12.8) 9.9 (9.6) .86 (−3.4 to 4.0) 
 Other 39.1 (39.1) 20.7 (30.5) .17 (−44.7 to 8.1) 
 Women (N = 216)a Men (N = 136)a  
FTEc 0.9 (0.4) 0.9 (0.3) .83 (−0.1 to 0.1) 
Sessions per wk 5.1 (2.7) 5.0 (3.1) .64 (−0.8 to 0.5) 
New DBP visits per wk 6.2 (4.3) 6.2 (5.7) .99 (−1.0 to 1.1) 
Return DBP visits per wk 15.1 (11.1) 14.4 (12.9) .61 (−3.3 to 1.9) 
Time spent in new and return visits, min 
 Initial visit billable 95.7 (52.0) 83.5 (40.0) .02 (−22.6 to −1.8) 
 Initial visit nonbillable 61.0 (56.4) 45.8 (40.4) .007 (−26.3 to −4.2) 
 Return visit billable 45.0 (33.9) 39.8 (17.3) .10 (−11.4 to 1.0) 
 Return visit nonbillable 25.9 (24.1) 20.4 (17.9) .02 (−10.2 to −0.7) 
Plan to fully or partially retire in next 3–5 y N (%) N (%)  
 1–21 y since graduating 4 (4.8) 1 (3.4) .767; χ2 = 0.088 
 22–34 y since graduating 17 (20.7) 9 (21.4) .928; χ2 = 0.008 
 35–63 y since graduating 34 (73.9) 46 (71.9) .813; χ2 = 0.056 
a

Missing values are excluded from the calculation of percentages.

b

Only respondents who answered yes to “Do you assess or treat patients with DB concerns?”

c

Full Time Equivalent.

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