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TABLE 2

Practice Setting Characteristics of the Survey Respondents

Clinical Practice CharacteristicAll Respondents (N = 1449)Analysis Groupa (n = 800)
n (%)n (%)
Current clinical practice status   
 Clinically active, primarily in PHM 906 (62.5) 689 (86.1) 
 Clinically active, primarily in another specialty or subspecialty 332 (22.9) 0 (0) 
 Clinically active in both PHM and another specialty or subspecialty 196 (13.5) 111 (13.9) 
 Not clinically active 15 (1) 0 (0) 
Current clinical practice setting   
 University-based hospital or children’s hospital within a university hospital 491 (33.9) 263 (32.9) 
 Freestanding children’s hospital 337 (23.3) 229 (28.6) 
 Community hospital 459 (31.7) 303 (37.9) 
 Military hospital 10 (0.7) 5 (0.6) 
 Outpatient clinic or private practice 83 (5.7) 0 (0) 
 Other (please specify) 69 (4.8) 0 (0) 
Years practicing PHM   
 1–3 373 (25.7) 225 (28.1) 
 4–7 339 (23.4) 193 (24.1) 
 8–15 366 (25.3) 234 (29.3) 
 16–25 200 (13.8) 126 (15.8) 
 >26 51 (3.5) 20 (2.5) 
 Not applicable/never practiced PHM 120 (8.3) 2 (0.3) 
Current work hours   
 Full-time, ≥35 h/wka 1302 (89.9) 800 (100) 
 Part-time,<35 h/wk 131 (9) 0 (0) 
 On temporary leave of absence 12 (0.8) 0 (0) 
 Retired or no longer working 4 (0.3) 0 (0) 
Percentage of clinical practice time spent in direct patient care of hospitalized children, excluding well-newborn nursery care   
 <10 170 (11.7) 0 (0) 
 10–25 162 (11.2) 0 (0) 
 26–50 209 (14.4) 148 (18.5) 
 51–75 226 (15.6) 169 (21.1) 
 >75 682 (47.1) 483 (60.4) 
Clinical Practice CharacteristicAll Respondents (N = 1449)Analysis Groupa (n = 800)
n (%)n (%)
Current clinical practice status   
 Clinically active, primarily in PHM 906 (62.5) 689 (86.1) 
 Clinically active, primarily in another specialty or subspecialty 332 (22.9) 0 (0) 
 Clinically active in both PHM and another specialty or subspecialty 196 (13.5) 111 (13.9) 
 Not clinically active 15 (1) 0 (0) 
Current clinical practice setting   
 University-based hospital or children’s hospital within a university hospital 491 (33.9) 263 (32.9) 
 Freestanding children’s hospital 337 (23.3) 229 (28.6) 
 Community hospital 459 (31.7) 303 (37.9) 
 Military hospital 10 (0.7) 5 (0.6) 
 Outpatient clinic or private practice 83 (5.7) 0 (0) 
 Other (please specify) 69 (4.8) 0 (0) 
Years practicing PHM   
 1–3 373 (25.7) 225 (28.1) 
 4–7 339 (23.4) 193 (24.1) 
 8–15 366 (25.3) 234 (29.3) 
 16–25 200 (13.8) 126 (15.8) 
 >26 51 (3.5) 20 (2.5) 
 Not applicable/never practiced PHM 120 (8.3) 2 (0.3) 
Current work hours   
 Full-time, ≥35 h/wka 1302 (89.9) 800 (100) 
 Part-time,<35 h/wk 131 (9) 0 (0) 
 On temporary leave of absence 12 (0.8) 0 (0) 
 Retired or no longer working 4 (0.3) 0 (0) 
Percentage of clinical practice time spent in direct patient care of hospitalized children, excluding well-newborn nursery care   
 <10 170 (11.7) 0 (0) 
 10–25 162 (11.2) 0 (0) 
 26–50 209 (14.4) 148 (18.5) 
 51–75 226 (15.6) 169 (21.1) 
 >75 682 (47.1) 483 (60.4) 
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The “analysis group” consisted of 800 respondents who indicated they worked (1) full-time and (2) primarily in PHM or PHM and another specialty or subspecialty.

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