Table 2

Physician Survey Demographics (N = 300)

PCPs (n = 200)Cardiologists (n = 100)
Practice setting
 Hospital8.038.0
 Health clinic or urgent care23.02.0
 Private practice68.058.0
 Other2.02.0
Insurance used (by mean % of patients)
 Patient pay/full fee-for-service14.410.0
 Private employee/group or individual policy41.732.1
 Medicare21.258.7
 Medicaid11.710.6
 Other state programs1.31.5
 Tricare2.02.1
 Other insurance4.54.2
 Discount/co-pay card0.60.4
 None2.60.5
Sex
 Male65.085.0
 Female35.015.0
Region
 Northeast20.038.0
 Midwest22.021.0
 South32.021.0
 West26.020.0
Practice setting
 Urban area28.047.0
 Suburban area50.053.0
 Small town11.0
 Rural area11.0
Age, yrs
 25–342.09.0
 35–4429.033.0
 45–5428.028.0
 55–6436.022.0
 65–745.05.0
 75+1.03.0
Race
 White or Caucasian68.052.0
 Black or African American3.0
 American Indian or Alaska Native1.01.0
 Asian19.028.0
 Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander1.01.0
 Some other race2.01.0
 Prefer not to answer10.019.0
 Hispanic or Latino3.02.0
 Not Hispanic or Latino90.054.0
 Prefer not to answer7.014.0

Values are %.

PCP = primary care physician.